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Model offering dishes

13 small model offering dishes (Object Register says 17, 4 were accessioned as 35.2013-16).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 4714 A, chamber. 1935: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, first half of Dynasty 5, 2465–2381 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.0-1.7 x 3.6-5.5 cm (3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

35-12-5

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels