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Model saucers

Twenty-one whole and three broken, small model sacuers, a few containin a hard deposit of yellowish plaster.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G6010A, on floor of chamber in 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, middle to end of Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.7 x 6.3 cm (11/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.2769

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels