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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: 2.3 x 5.4 cm (7/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2816

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model saucer with small flat bottom.

Provenance

From Egypt, 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