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Model saucers

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu to Menkaura
2551–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7550 B in debris of chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.9 x 6.7 cm (3/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

28.1511

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Seven model offering saucers (two broken and mended), and fragments.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7550B in debris of chamber. 1928: 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