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Brownware plate

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Plate with straight, vertical sides, plain rim, flat base. Brownware with faint white slip. Broken, repaired, and restored in plaster; some rim chipping.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8763 1/5 / BG. 451. 19?: 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, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 17 cm (1 3/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2711

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels