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Provenance

From Giza, pit G 7710A. 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, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 25.0 x 1.2 cm (9 13/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

25.2666

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects