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Miniature plate

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4640 A, chamber

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13-12-14i

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: light brownware
Vessel type: miniature plate
Profile: straight sided with flattened profile; thick walls
Rim type: plain
Base: wide, flat
Surface Condition: wet smoothed
Vessel Condition: rim chipped
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4640 A, chamber. 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