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Potstand

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2575–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2330 A

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12-10-66

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red slip
Vessel type: potstand
Profile: narrow body
Rim type: plain
Base: wide, flaring
Surface Condition: slightly eroded
Vessel Condition: top missing, rim chipped
Decoration: incised ring around base
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G2330A. 1912: 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