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Fragments of a plate

Ware type: Body type: plate Profile: Rim type: rolled, everted Base: round Surface: red burnished Condition: incomplete, restored Decoration:

Provenance

From Giza, 2422 Pit A. 1936: 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 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 cm (2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

36-6-31

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels