Model offering dishes
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C., or later
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1208 B II d
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.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Thirty-eight flat-bottomed offering dishes (34 complete, two broken and mended, two with holes in the bottom).
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition