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Miniature dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7789 J, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 5.5 cm (13/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

28-4-80f.6

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: miniature dish
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat, string cut
Surface Condition:
Vessel Condition: rim nicked; salt deposits on rim
Decoration:
Other: unevenly shaped

Provenance

From Giza, G 7789 J, debris. 1928: 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