Plate

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2339

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 28.5 cm (1 9/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

35-9-52

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: burnished redware, white slip
Vessel type: plate
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: rolled
Base: rounded
Surface Condition:
Vessel Condition: broken in two pieces; restored
Decoration:
Other: unevenly shaped; tag found with object says “Pl.32B8611 Top center”

Provenance

From Giza, G2339. 1935: 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