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Fragment of a plate

Fragment of a Roman sigalata plate. Trace of design of birds.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, in radim south of G 7650 between it and G 7660. 1928 : 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, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp, 332 B.C.–A.D. 337

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 5.8 x 0.6 cm (2 3/16 x 2 5/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1462

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels