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Model cups

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, early Dynasty 5
2465–2420 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2150 A

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.4-3.4 x 3.9-4.9 cm (15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1061

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

32 model offering cups; alabaster.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2150 A. 1933: 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