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Shallow dish

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Red wash. Irregular black stains inside.

Provenance

From Deir el-Bersha, tomb of Djehutynakht, tomb 10, shaft A. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, May 1915; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11 or early Dynasty, 2040–1926 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Deir el-Bersha, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 cm (10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.499

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels