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Model dish

One flat-bottomed, model, offering dish.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit 7710 A, tomb chamber S, outside coffin. 1925: 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

Height x diameter: 2.3 x 6.1 cm (7/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2617

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels