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Miniature plate

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4540 A, chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 9 cm (9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1926

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Flattened miniature plate with thick walls, straight sides, plain rim, and wide, flat base. Light brownware. Perfect condition.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4540A, chamber. G 14 Pot 13. 19: 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