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Ring stand

Ware type: no burnish or slip Vessel type: cylinder ring stand Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain Base: Surface Condition: Vessel Condition: complete, part of rim chipped off Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G4733E, C5699. 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 12.5 cm (4 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-123a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels