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Model offering cup

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, dynasty 5–6
2465–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2360 A, chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.8 x 6.5 cm (1 1/2 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3124

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Object is part of a group of thirty offering vessels, and one fragment: 12-11-9 (fragment), 13.3119 to 13.3124, 13.3286 to 13.3309. All in the group have the field number 12-11-9, for which OR has: 30 small offering saucers and fragment of another, no two are exactly alike, but there are six main types.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2360 A, chamber. 1912: 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