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Model saucer

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 (?)
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2353 B

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.5 x 5.5 cm (9/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3089

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Object is part of a group of sixty-seven offering vessels: 13.3087 to 13.3090, 13.3111 to 13.3118, and 13.3339 to 13.3393 (of which only 13.3339, 13.3353, 13.3372 to 13.3393 are present). All in the group have the field number 12-11-48, for which OR has: sixty-seven small offering saucers, two main types, bored and rubbed.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2353 B (Recorded here, but not in object register: D / 48). 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