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Miniature plate

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4630 A, shaft

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 10 cm (13/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.982.3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: miniature plate
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: wet smoothed
Vessel Condition: one fragment, about 60% complete
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