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Model dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.3 x 5.7 cm (7/8 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1171

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; shallow; broken and mended; small pieces missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I 367. 1911: 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