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Model dish fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2551–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Under coffin in pit G 7410 B

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.7 x 3.7 cm (1 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2411

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Half of a small, model, offering dish.

Provenance

From Giza, under coffin in pit G 7410B. 1925: 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