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Deep, straight-sided dish

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Deep, straight sided dish with plain rim and string cut base. Coarse redware, unevenly shaped and roughly formed; a ridge around the inside below the edge. Rim badly chipped. "248" painted in large black numbers on side of vessel. Note found with object: "G See. 6/8 97.1035 El Kab;...

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From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

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Egyptian Research Account by subscription

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


El-Kab, Egypt


Overall: 7.7 x 16.7 cm (3 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

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The Ancient World