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Model saucers

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2382 court

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.4 x 7.5 cm (15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5141

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fourteen rough dishes and fragments of 2 others.

Provenance

From Giza. G2382. Originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from nearby court tomb. 1913: : 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