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Roll-rimmed dish

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One of ten large, straight-sided, carinated dishes; rolled, everted rim; rounded base; fine red ware; haematite wash; dull polished; repaired, in 2 (pieces)

Provenance

From Giza G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, 1912. Assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Accession date December 4, 1913.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II, 2246–2152 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 32 cm (3 9/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3272

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels