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Small offering saucer

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2353 B

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.0 x 5.2 cm (3/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3371

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of fifty-four rough, bored, and rubbed travertine model offering saucers belonging to a group from 13.3339 to 13.3393, all with field number 12-11-48.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: Giza G 2353 B.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition