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Red-slipped dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of pit G 1223 X annex

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 25.5 cm (2 9/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

34-10-20

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: slightly carinated
Rim type: slightly rolled; everted
Base: round
Surface Condition: red slip
Vessel Condition: one fragment; repaired; about 80% complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, debris of pit G 1223 X annex. 1934: 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