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Miniature dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2420 S, chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 5.6 cm (5/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

36-5-53i

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature dish with straight sides and plain rim; wide, flat base cut with string. Light red-brownware. Unevenly shaped with one side depressed. Good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2420 S, chamber. 1936: 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