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Model saucer fragments

Half of a small model offering saucer.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7070 B, in disturbed debris of chamber. 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, mid-Dynasty 4 to early Dynasty 5, 2551–2431 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.4 x 5.1 cm (9/16 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

29.2574.2

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels