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Model saucer

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2387 A

Dimensions

Diameters: 7.0 - 3.8 cm (2 3/4 - 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-593.1

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of 45 rough model offering saucers, discs with beginning of hole.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2387 A. 1912: 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