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Brownware lid

Large, convex lid with small stirrup handle and plain rim. Brownware; surface heavily eroded and black speckled with white deposits. Repaired and restored; some chips and large surface flakes missing.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8520 2/2 / BG. 453. 19?: 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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

37.2708

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels