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Dish

Ware type: Vessel type: carinated dish Profile: concave Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: Vessel Condition: incomplete Decoration: Other: vessel also has number 33-1-59c5["5"circled]

Provenance

From Giza, G5080/2200. 1933: 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 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 22 cm (2 3/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

33-1-59c.9

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels