Model basin

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
2246–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.8 x 6.4 cm (1 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.2954

Medium or Technique

Copper

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model bowl with flat base and straight flaring sides, plain rim.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition