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Miniature plate

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Roman grave [G 7000] SE LXII, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 6.2 cm (11/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

28-4-107e.9

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: miniature plate; thick walled
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat, uneven
Surface Condition: wet smoothed; red wash
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, Roman grave [G 7000] SE LXII, debris. 1928: 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