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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 of greatest: 2.1 x 6.0 cm (13/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2817

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

31 model saucers, one broken and repaired.

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