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Model dish

Half of an alabaster dish.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris East of G2100. 1933: 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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Thickness x Width x length: 1.5 x 2.65 x 7.8 cm (9/16 x 1 1/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1106

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels