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Model dish

Small model offering dish, broken in two pieces, with rounded bottom and rim, one of five.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7440 Z. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date May 27, 1927)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu to Khafra, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

27.1546

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels