Ring stand

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris between G 4519 and G 4513

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 13 cm (4 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

35-9-11

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: slipped coarse Nile silt with coarse temper
Vessel type: ring stand
Profile:
Rim type: plain
Base: plain
Surface Condition: surface worn
Vessel Condition: cracked; rim chipped
Decoration:
Other: tag found with object says, “PL-32 G8611, upper right, out of BG 439”

Provenance

From Giza, debris between G4519 and G4513. 1935: 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