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Model offering dishes

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C., or later


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1208 B II d

Dimensions

Height (range): 1.4 to 2.2 cm (9/16 to 7/8 in.); Diameter (range): 3.8 to 6.8 cm (1 1/2 to 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

35-5-9

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Thirty-eight flat-bottomed offering dishes (34 complete, two broken and mended, two with holes in the bottom).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G1208 B II d. 1935: 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