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Miniature ring stand

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A debris

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 6 cm (1 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1911

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Brownware; miniature ring stand; slightly rolled rims; wide, flaring base; traces of white slip; several small cracks; small chip in body; about 90% complete.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A debris. G 14, Pot 10. 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