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Model saucers

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4530, Shaft of chamber

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness (of #6): 6.0 x 1.95 cm (2 3/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.996

Medium or Technique

White limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Sixteen limestone model saucers; thirteen are complete, two are broken (#s 2 and 14), one is chipped (#3).

Provenance

From Giza, G4530, Shaft of chamber. 1914: 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