Lid

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 7000 X

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.5 x 18 cm (2 15/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2712

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt clay)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Perforated lid with handle, brown ware. Broken and mended. Tomb of Heterheres I.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7000 X. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1937: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
(Accession Date: August 1, 1937)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition