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Miniature saucer

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 7 cm (13/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-10-53q

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brown
Vessel type: miniature saucer
Profile: straight-sided
Rim type: missing
Base: flat
Surface Condition: traces of white deposits
Vessel Condition: about 40% complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 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