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Twenty-one worked pieces of limestone; unfinished saucers like 29-12-73.

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 x diameter: 2.8 x 5.3 cm (1 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2779

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels