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Model dishes

Twenty-one small round-bottomed offering dishes.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G4610, SE recess. 1935: 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

Diameter range: 3.3 to 5.4 cm (1 5/16 to 2 1/8 in.); Height range: 0.9 to 1.9 cm (3/8 to 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

35-4-1a

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels