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Model dish

Fine-grained, round-bottomed, model dish, in good condition. "Dim 17" written on dish.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT III 12. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus, 2490–2472 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

11.701

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels