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Miniature dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4720 A

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 7 cm (1 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1473.6

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: wet smoothed
Vessel Condition:
Decoration:
Other: vessel unevenly shaped

Provenance

From Giza, G 4720 A. 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