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Ware type: burnished redware, white slip Vessel type: plate Profile: straight sided Rim type: rolled Base: rounded Surface Condition: Vessel Condition: broken in two pieces; restored Decoration: Other: unevenly shaped; tag found with object says "Pl.32B8611 Top center"

Provenance

From Giza, G2339. 1935: 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 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 28.5 cm (1 9/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

35-9-52

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels