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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: 1.5 x 8.7 cm (9/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2699

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature dish with straight sides, wide flat base, and plain rim. Brownware with faint white slip. Complete, excellent condition, except for one small rim chip. “888/7” written on interior.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. C 13435 1/4 / BG. 455. 1934: 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