Model saucer fragments
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Neferirkare
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris inside door to pit, G 6040 B chamber
Height x diameter: 2.2 x 5.4 cm (7/8 x 2 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Almost complete model offering saucer in three fragments, glued together.
From Egypt, Giza, G6040B chamber, debris inside door to pit. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition