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Offering dish

A model offering dish made of travertine.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G1226C, Burial Chamber. 1934: 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, 2465–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.6 x 4.9 cm (5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

34-12-24

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels