Dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Eastern Cemetery, G 7330-7340: G 7330

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7 x 25.7 cm (2 3/4 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1671

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pink to pale-yellow alabaster; plain rim; rounded bottom; broken in three pieces and mended. One small chip missing, otherwise complete.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7330 A. June 1934: excavated by the Harvard University - Museum of Fine Arts Expedition. Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition