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Miniature dish

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Miniature dish with straight sides and plain rim; wide, flat base cut with string. Light red-brownware. Unevenly shaped. Good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2420 S, chamber. 1936: 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 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 5.4 cm (9/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

36-5-53x

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels