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Copper model dish; corroded, two fragments missing from rim.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2381 A, chamber
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Diameter: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • 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, originally registered as 12-12-395. 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 13.3000 originally registered as 12-12-395. This model dish one of group of twenty-eight model dishes registered as 12-12-383 – 12-12-410 (see A839) tomb sheet numbers 170 – 197.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Maddin, R., T. Stech, J.D. Muhly & E. Brovarski. "Old Kingdom Models from the Tomb of Impy: Metallurgical Studies." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 70 (1984), pp. 37, 41, pl. IX, 6.