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Convex dish

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It is colored white and gray. It is marked with black. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. A large portion of the rim is broken off. It is incomplete.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.2 x 18.2 cm (2 13/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.460

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels