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Model saucer

Model dish with flat bottom.

Provenance

From Giza, G4340A. October 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, mid to late Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

21.2898

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels