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Model dish. Alabaster. (Problem: Note that the dish in the far right [three o'clock position] has tomb G 2385X written on it in pencil. The dishes in this photograph are from different tombs: 35.2013- 2016, and 2018 are from G4714A; However, 35.2017 and 35.2029 are from G 2385X. The rest, 35.2019...

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From Egypt, Giza. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Diameter: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World