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Model saucer

1 model saucer.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7152 A. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6, 2431–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.3 x 4.8 cm (1/2 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.2493

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels