Ring stand

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 6 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5819.1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brown
Vessel type: ring stand
Profile: short, thick
Rim type: slightly rolled
Base: flaring
Surface Condition: worn, some chips; traces of white encrustation
Vessel Condition: complete, except for rim chips; overall, good condition
Decoration:
Other: belongs with 20.1901

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 19: 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