Requires Photography

Model dishes

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4530, Shaft of chamber

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness (#9): 6.2 x 2.5 cm (2 7/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

14.999

Medium or Technique

White limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Nineteen limestone model dishes, sixteen complete.

Provenance

From Giza, G4530, Shaft of chamber. 1914: 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