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Model saucer

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4140 A

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.1 x 7.7 cm (13/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2897

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One broken and mended model dish; complete; one of six model dishes.

Provenance

From Giza, G4140A. 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