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Model saucer

Small model offering saucer with red line around the base.

Provenance

From Giza, G2353 B4. 1913: 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

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.3 x 5.8 cm (7/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5138

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels