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Flat-bottomed pan with concave sides and flaring plain mouth, brown ware, red-polished. Broken and mended, sides partly missing.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7000 X. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1937: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government. (Accession Date: August 1, 1937)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.7 x 19.7 cm (1 7/8 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.2695

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt clay)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels