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Flattened redware beaker

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Ware type: redware Vessel type: beaker Profile: flattened, shoulder Rim type: plain Base: pointed Surface Condition: exterior slipped and burnished Vessel Condition: complete, except for small rim chips, body crack Decoration: Other: body shaped flattened

Provenance

From Giza, G 2385 B . 19: 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 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall diameter at widest point: 16 x 10.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-189

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels