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Potstand

Ware type: polished redware Vessel type: stand Profile: tall Rim type: Base: Surface Condition: polished Vessel Condition: broken at ends; one fragment Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7520, G 7530-7540, G 7530. 1928: 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 4–5, 2575–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 9 cm (11 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1533

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels