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Model offering saucer

[One of two] Alabaster; rough.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2381 N. 1912: 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, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I or Meren, 2289–2246 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3284

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels