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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 x 22 cm (1 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1139

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: polished and burnished redware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: convex
Rim type: carinated
Base: round
Surface Condition:
Vessel Condition: incomplete, in nine fragments; badly glued together
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