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Model dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of pit G 1208 B below chamber I

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.65 x 5.0 cm (5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

35-1-7d

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of four model alabaster offering dishes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris of pit G1208 B below chamber I. 1933: 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