Miniature plate

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 8.8 cm (11/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1913

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature straight sided plate with plain rim and flat base. Red-brownware with red slip; traces of white on interior at base. Small body crack from rim; condition otherwise good.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A debris. G 14 Pot 10. 1913: 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