Miniature potstand

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4530 A, shaft and chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 6 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1022

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brown
Vessel type: potstand
Profile: straight sided, everted
Rim type: plain
Base: concave
Surface Condition: black speckled
Vessel Condition: base broken; about 80% complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4530 A, shaft and chamber. 1914: 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