Deep, straight-sided dish
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, El-Kab
Overall: 7.7 x 16.7 cm (3 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Deep, straight sided dish with plain rim and string cut base. Coarse redware, unevenly shaped and roughly formed; a ridge around the inside below the edge. Rim badly chipped. “248” painted in large black numbers on side of vessel. Note found with object: “G See. 6/8 97.1035 El Kab; drawn”.
From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.
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