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Miniature straight sided plate with plain rim and flat base. Red-brownware with red slip; traces of white on interior at base. Small body crack from rim; condition otherwise good.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A debris. G 14 Pot 10. 1913: 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, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 8.8 cm (11/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1913

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels