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Model round-bottomed dish

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Small round-bottomed alabaster dish -- one of twenty-two.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 4610 A. 1935: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1935: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2500–2350 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2 x 4.2 cm (13/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

35.2030

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels