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Model dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2340, Debris of chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.2 x 4.1 cm (1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

33-2-192b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of a group of six model dishes; all have marks in ink on the back; all present (33-2-192a-f) but 33-2-192c; this object has a marking that looks like a 2.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G2340A, Debris of chamber. 1933: 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