Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A
Height x diameter: 8.4 x 4 cm (3 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Dummy bottle, for use in the “opening of the mouth” ceremony.
From Giza, G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by division by the Egyptian government.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition