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Miniature dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 10 cm (1 3/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2667

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature dish with straight sides, flat base, plain rim. Redware with faint white slip and slight black speckling. Repaired and restored with plaster.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. C 13435 2/3 / BG. 455. 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