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Model saucer

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, mid to late Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.1 x 7.9 cm (13/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2898

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model dish with flat bottom.

Provenance

From Giza, G4340A. October 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition