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Plate

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, sub 302 (#21)

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 22 cm (2 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1920

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shape:
Profile:
Rim type: plain
Base: round
Surface: red burnished
Condition: nearly complete, and in five total fragments
Decoration: pot mark X

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, sub 302 (#21). 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