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Miniature dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2416 D III, in wood coffin

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 5 cm (1/2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

36-7-28dd

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: wide, flat
Surface Condition:
Vessel Condition: complete
Decoration:
Other: unevenly shaped

Provenance

From Giza, G 2416 D III, in wood coffin. 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