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Miniature redware plate

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 12.5 cm (13/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2670

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature straight-sided plate with flat base and plain rim. Redware with white slip. Broken and repaired; about 95% complete.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. "42" / BG. 455. 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