Roll-rimmed dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
2246–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 32 cm (3 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3272

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of ten large, straight-sided, carinated dishes; rolled, everted rim; rounded base; fine red ware; haematite wash; dull polished; repaired, in 2 (pieces)

Provenance

From Giza G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, 1912. Assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Accession date December 4, 1913.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition