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Redware dish

Ware type: redware Vessel type: dish Profile: convex Rim type: carinated Base: rounded Surface Condition: somewhat worn; polished Vessel Condition: missing a large portion of rim Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2357 Z debris of pit. 1933: 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 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 22 cm (2 3/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1143

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels