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Offering dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I or Merenra I
2289–2246 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381, V pit

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.5 x 6.2 cm (1 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

35-7-12

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One incomplete round-bottomed alabaster model of a dish.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G2381, V pit. 1935: 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