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Plate fragments

Ware type: red-brown Vessel type: plate Profile: concave Rim type: plain Base: Surface Condition: some black specks on surface Vessel Condition: 85% complete; four fragments Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4530 A. 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 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

14.1027.1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels