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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: 2 x 9 cm (13/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1735

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: miniature dish
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: white at base on interior, exterior
Vessel Condition: broken and repaired; about 80% complete
 Decoration:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X, 1098/9. 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