Model beaker with flaring rim
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A, Notes: Egypt (Giza, tomb of Impy, G 2381A)
Height x diameter: 13 x 9.8 cm (5 1/8 x 3 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of a large group of miniature copper tools and vessels found in the same intact tomb, this model represents a cylindrical beaker with a flaring rim. It was manufactured by the cold-hammering technique.
From Giza G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: 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.
(Accession date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition