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Miniature dish

Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: miniature dish Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain Base: wide, flat Surface Condition: white deposits on interior Vessel Condition: three total fragments; complete, except for small rim fragment Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2416 D III, in wood coffin. 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 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 5.2 cm (7/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

36-7-28rr

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels