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Accessory to serving statuette, basins

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Two fragments of a group of small dishes or offering basins, made in one piece and touching one another.

Provenance

From Giza, top of mastaba G 2185. 1935: 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, Dynasty 5–6, 2465–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

a: 14 x 14 x 4 cm (5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.) b: 15.1 x 20 x 6 cm (5 15/16 x 7 7/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.646a-b

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture