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Model dishes

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4610 A, chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.5 x 4.4 cm (9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-11-48

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

5 model dishes, one smaller than the rest.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 4610 A, chamber. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition