Miniature dish

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
570–526 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, Room II Tomb of Kheper-Re.

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 8.1 cm (1 1/4 x 3 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2569

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Copper saucer or dish of balance? Small hole in center of bottom. Misshapen.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room II tomb of Kheper-Re. November 1929: 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