Model collared beaker on stand

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: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3243

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Part of a large collection of model tools and vessels found together in an intact burial chamber, this copper model replicates a collared beaker on a stand. The collar tapers upwards and the mouth of the beaker is small. A band of decoration separates the beaker from the stand. The base is flat.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2381 A (the 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition