About this object

Large flat circular platter with rim made of white mottled brown stone that is possibly indurated limestone or Egyptian alabaster. Mended from three pieces. Acquired with the provenance of "1st Dynasty, Saqqara".

Object specifics

  • Type
    Household Objects
  • Culture
    Early Dynastic or Old Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Memphite Necropolis: Saqqara
  • Date made
    3000 BC - 2686 BC
  • Materials
    Indurated Limestone
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from J. Möger, 1966
  • Collector
    Johan Möger
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Memphite Necropolis: Saqqara
  • Date collected
    1966 before
  • Measurements
    52 mm x 740 mm
  • Related people
    Johan Möger (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Johan Möger

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1966
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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