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Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: potstand Profile: narrow body, flaring ends Rim type: collared Base: flaring Surface Condition: interior blackened; chip from body Vessel Condition: about half of base missing; three rim chips; about 90% complete Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 5380 A, debris in chamber. 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 13.5 cm (6 11/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-10-69

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels