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Fragments of a plate

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 2422 Pit A

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

36-6-31

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type:
Body type: plate
Profile:
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: round
Surface: red burnished
Condition: incomplete, restored
 Decoration:

Provenance

From Giza, 2422 Pit A. 1936: 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