Requires Photography

Model saucer

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Neferirkare
2446–2438 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6040 B

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

25.2910

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model saucer (OR says: of the type numbered 2 in entry 25-12-253).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G6040B, chamber tomb sheet No.2b. 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