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Model dishes

This is a group of model offering dishes and fragments of the same. They are either flat or round bottomed with slightly curved sides. The group includes: One completely intact vessel, marked 36-1-3a One completely intact vessel, marked 36-1-3b Ten complete vessels (all intact except for one,...

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Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 2100 A, chamber. 1936: 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: 1.5 x 6.7 cm (9/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

36-1-3

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels