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Model dish fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit 7710 B

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.7 x 5.3 cm (11/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2585

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragments of several(?) model offering dishes; six fragments fit together to form three almost-complete pots; approximately fifteen other fragments do not fit together; all were found in a box marked 25-2-1151.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit 7710 B. 1925: 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