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Model saucer

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6050 east in debris

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.5 x 6.3 cm (9/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.2771

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model saucer, evidently originally belonging to the set of Ptahneferbw in 6010A. Worked with tube borer.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G6050, east in 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