Model bottle from an Opening of the Mouth set

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: 5.7 x 2.9 cm (2 1/4 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3267

Medium or Technique

Rock crystal

On View

Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small model bottle, not hollowed out, with smooth finish, translucent.

Provenance

From Giza, G2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: 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