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Potstand

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Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: potstand Profile: nearly symmetrical Rim type: slightly rolled Base: slightly rolled, slightly flaring Surface Condition: light red wash; surface pitted Vessel Condition: large portion of base missing; about 90% complete Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 5380, in filling of mastaba. 1912: 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, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 16 cm (8 1/4 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-10-68

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels