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Model saucer

Object is part of a group of sixty-seven offering vessels: 13.3087 to 13.3090, 13.3111 to 13.3118, and 13.3339 to 13.3393 (of which only 13.3339, 13.3353, 13.3372 to 13.3393 are present). All in the group have the field number 12-11-48, for which OR has: sixty-seven small offering saucers, two...

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Provenance

From Giza, G2353B. 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 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3380

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels