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Small offering dish/lid

Common in grave, tomb, and temple contexts, small, often poorly made vessels such as this shallow dish are often classified as "offering bowls/dishes. They could be used to present actual offerings at a tomb or temple or could be used as model offerings in and of themselves. Such dishes are...

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Provenance

From Uronarti, room 95. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds. (Accession Date: August 16, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian or Nubian,

Findspot

Uronarti, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 11.5 cm (1 7/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

29-1-60

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels