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Short potstand with widely flaring base and slightly rolled rim. Redware with white slip. Base badly broken and rim chipped; about 90% complete. "Kab IV" written in black ink on interior, "192" painted in large black numbers on exterior.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

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

Findspot

El-Kab, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 13.5 cm (4 1/2 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1040

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels