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Model dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus
2490–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III 12

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.7 x 8.9 cm (1 1/16 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.701

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine-grained, round-bottomed, model dish, in good condition. “Dim 17” written on dish.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT III 12. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition