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Model saucer

2 fragments of a model saucer.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 5230S, Room 6 south. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, end of Dynasty 4 to early Dynasty 5, 2490–2420 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.8 x 6.4 cm (11/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.1716

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels