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Brownware lid

Ware type: brownware Vessel type: plate Profile: convex Rim type: plain Top: flattened, with stirrup handle broken off Surface Condition: interior blackened; scratched Vessel Condition: six total fragments; incomplete Decoration: Other: object marked as pit 7

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 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

34-4-52

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels