Lid

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 35 cm (5 7/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.2707

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Convex lid with plain rim, flattened top, stirrup handle. Red-brownware with black speckled surface and white deposits. Broken, repaired, and restored with plaster.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7000 X. 19?: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition