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Model saucer fragments

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris inside door to pit, G 6040 B chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.2 x 5.4 cm (7/8 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2822

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Almost complete model offering saucer in three fragments, glued together.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition