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Redware dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2357 Z debris of pit

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 22 cm (2 3/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1143

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: convex
Rim type: carinated
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: somewhat worn; polished
Vessel Condition: missing a large portion of rim
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2357 Z debris of pit. 1933: 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