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Ring stand

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Ware type: slipped coarse Nile silt with coarse temper Vessel type: ring stand Profile: Rim type: plain Base: plain Surface Condition: surface worn Vessel Condition: cracked; rim chipped Decoration: Other: tag found with object says, "PL-32 G8611, upper right, out of BG 439"

Provenance

From Giza, debris between G4519 and G4513. 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 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 13 cm (4 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

35-9-11

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels