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Four copper model dishes.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_13.3001
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2381 A, chamber
  • Material
    Copper
  • Dimensions
    Diameter: 5.6 cm (2 3/16 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
    These objects were excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, they were registered but their original registration numbers are 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 13.3001 originally registered, but original registration numbers unknown. These model dishes possibly 12-12-398, 12-12-399, 12-12-400, 12-12-401, four 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

Unpublished Documents 2