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Model dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2340, Debris of chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.3 x 3.0 cm (1/2 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

33-2-192e

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of a group of six model dishes; all present (33-2-192a-f) but 33-2-192c; all have marks in ink on the back; this object’s markings look like an “X” and a line.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G2340A, Debris of chamber. 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