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Model food offering

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khephren
2520–2494 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7510, Exterior chapel

Dimensions

Height x diameter of base: 4.1 x 2.3 cm (1 5/8 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2304

Medium or Technique

Plaster

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Very small model cone; part of a series of model dishes and model cones numbering from 25-2-409 to 25-2-483.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7510, Exterior chapel. 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