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Miniature ring stand

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13-10-48a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: miniature potstand
Profile: ring
Rim type: slightly rolled
Base: flaring, rolled
Surface Condition: white slip
Vessel Condition: two total fragments, about 80% complete; repaired
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 1913: 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