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Model dish

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Part of a large collection of model tools and vessels found together in an intact burial chamber, this copper model of a shallow dish is now badle corroded, with a large fragment missing from the rim.

Provenance

From Giza G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II, 2246–2152 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

12-12-428

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models