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Ring stand fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 12 cm (1 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1922

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shape: ring stand
Profile:
Rim type: slightly everted
Base: rolled, everted, slightly flaring
Surface: cream burnished
Condition: in ten fragments
Decoration: pot mark consisting of three horizontal wavy lines

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, . 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