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Model saucer

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4520 G, Chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.9 x 4.8 cm (3/4 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2891

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of five small model offering dishes (21.2891-21.2895).

Provenance

From Giza, G 4520G, Chamber. October 1913: 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