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In many pieces, when found was appaerntly in one piece, as OR says "fragment"; field number on several broken pieces. OR has a diameter of 12.2

Provenance

From Giza, G4510A, chamber debris. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

15-12-39

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels