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Pot stand

Body type: flaring cylinder Profile: irregular Rim type: missing Base: very thick, plain Surface Condition: incomplete Decoration: none, but coils are discernible.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple I- 355. 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 12 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.1908

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels