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Model saucer

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6040 B, Chamber debris inside door to pit

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.0 x 4.7 cm (13/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2821

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

A model saucer made of alabaster that is partly broken (and repaired) along the rim.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G6040B, Chamber debris inside door to pit. 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