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Model saucer

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Niuserra
2420–2389 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6020 A, chamber floor debris

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.2 x 4.9 cm (7/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2809

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Deep, flat-bottomed model saucer.

Provenance

From Giza, G6020A, chamber floor debris. 1925: 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