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Plate fragments

Ware type: red slip Vessel type: Profile: Rim type: Base: Surface Condition: worn Vessel Condition: one fragment each from three different vessels (two are from plates, one from a jar or plate constricted just above base). Reisner calls them pans. Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G4630. 1914: 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

Accession Number

14.983

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels