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Miniature saucer

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2416 D III, in wood coffin

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 3.8 cm (3/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

36-7-27j

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: miniature saucer
Profile: crude
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: black-speckled
Vessel Condition: complete
Decoration:
Other: object found with others from tomb; unmarked

Provenance

From Giza, G 2416 D III, in wood coffin. 1936: 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