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Model saucers

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, middle to end of Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6010 A on floor of chamber in debris

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.7 x 6.3 cm (11/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.2769

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Twenty-one whole and three broken, small model sacuers, a few containin a hard deposit of yellowish plaster.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G6010A, on floor of chamber 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