Limestone case for leg of mutton or beef (?)

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381 Z

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .465 Length:

Accession Number

13.4322

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Yellow wash inside and out.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Giza. G 2381 Z / 127

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition