Potstand

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


Findspot: Egypt, El-Kab

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 13.5 cm (4 1/2 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1040

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Short potstand with widely flaring base and slightly rolled rim. Redware with white slip. Base badly broken and rim chipped; about 90% complete. “Kab IV” written in black ink on interior, “192” painted in large black numbers on exterior.

Provenance

From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription