Potstand

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5380 A, debris in chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 13.5 cm (6 11/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-10-69

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: potstand
Profile: narrow body, flaring ends
Rim type: collared
Base: flaring
Surface Condition: interior blackened; chip from body
Vessel Condition: about half of base missing; three rim chips; about 90% complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 5380 A, debris in chamber. 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