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Miniature dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4630 A, shaft

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 8.5 cm (1 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.982.1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: miniature dish
Profile: concave
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: wet smoothed
Vessel Condition: one fragment, about 80% complete; rim chipped
Decoration:
Other: unevenly shaped

Provenance

From Giza, G 4630 A, shaft. 1914: 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