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Model dish

8 model dishes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 4733E. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2446–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.8-2.1 x 5.0-6.1 cm (11/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1217

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels