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Model saucer fragment

Rim fragment of a model saucer.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G6040B, chamber debris. 1925: 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, reign of Neferirkare, 2446–2438 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2913

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels