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Model offering saucer

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2360 A, Floor of chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.7 x 6.0 cm (11/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3323

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of twenty-seven small offering saucers; alabaster; belonging to 13.3315 to 13.3337, all with field number: 12-11-20.

Provenance

From Giza, 2360 A, Floor of 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