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Dish

Shape: carinated Rim type: plain Base: round Surface: orange burnished Condition: complete except for two small fragments from the rim Decoration: none

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, . 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 20 cm (2 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.2179

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels