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Miniature dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4630 A, shaft

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 7.5 cm (13/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.982.2

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: small chip missing from rim; 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