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Model saucer

One of three model saucers.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 5330, pit A, near bottom. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.1 x 5.9 cm (13/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1713.2

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels