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Offering dishes

Six rudely-made saucers which vary slightly and two fragments.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7754B. 1929: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height (range) x diameter (range): 2.0 to 2.3 (13/16 to 7/8 in.) x 4.7 to 5.7 (1 7/8 to 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.2777

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels