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Offering dish

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Irregularly formed offering dish of coarse red clay. Thick walls, plain rim, and wide rough base. Raised, cup-like socket inside. White deposit on edge and within cup. Vessel cracked about interior cup. Several small rim chips. Note found with object: "This object was stored in 97.1015A-B, 4th...

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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: 5.5 x 13.5 cm (2 3/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

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The Ancient World