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Copper model dish.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_13.3237
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2381 A, chamber
  • Material
    Copper
  • Dimensions
    Height x Diameter: 1.5 x 6.2 cm (9/16 x 2 7/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkare Pepi II
  • Date of Register Entry
    2288–2194 B.C.
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, it was registered but its original registration number is unknown. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
  • Remarks
    MFA 13.3237 originally registered, but registration number unknown. This model dish probably one of group of thirty-five model dishes registered as 12-12-484 – 12-12-518 (see A857) tomb sheet numbers 271 – 305.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Markowitz, Yvonne J., Joyce L. Haynes, and Rita E. Freed. Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids: Highlights from the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expedition. Boston: MFA Publications, 2002, pp. 102-103, cat. 39c.

    Thomas, Nancy, ed. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1995, pp. 136-137, cat. 47i (incorrectly attributed to G 2383).

Photos 2