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Small offering saucer

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2382, hole to South

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.9 x 6.6 cm (3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3314

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

[One of] four small offering saucers. Alabaster; rough, bored and rubbed.

Provenance

From Giza, G2382, hole to South. 1912: 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