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Model dishes

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Neferirkare
2446–2438 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6040 B, chamber

Accession Number

25.2907

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

21 complete; 6 broken and repaired; 1 broken in two pieces; 28 total.

Provenance

From Giza, G 6040 B, chamber. 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