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Fragment of vessel

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, possibly from Giza, Zawyet el-Aryan, or Abydos.

Dimensions

Thickness x Width x length:1.0 x 3.6 x 4.7 cm (3/8 x 1 7/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.2039

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim fragment of a shallow model vessel.

Provenance

This box was found with Giza model vessels and model offerings. An object from Abydos and one from Zawyet el-Aryan were also present. This object is possibly from Giza, Zawyet el-Aryan, or Abydos.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition