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Fragments of a plate

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Nine pieces of a large flat bowl or platter.

Provenance

From Giza 4440 A. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. From Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.5664

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels