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Dish

Rough, uneven dish, red clay, string cut foot, chipped rim.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri. 1897: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Ex, 332–30 B.C.

Findspot

Deir el Bahri, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 11.1 cm (1 1/2 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.46008

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels