Model dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Diameter: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

35.2026

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model dish. Alabaster. (Problem: Note that the dish in the far right [three o’clock position] has tomb #2385X written in pencil on it. Are these dishes all from the same tomb? As the provenance on this record is cited as G4714A. JH)

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition