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Joint of meat model

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4733 E

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 8.9 x 4.5 x 3.9 cm (3 1/2 x 1 3/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2822

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

One of three jambs of meat.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 4733 E. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition