Model dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
2246–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A

Dimensions

Diameter: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3026

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

This copper model of a shallow dish is part of a large collection of model tools and vessels found together in an intact burial chamber.

Provenance

From Giza G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition