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Model cups

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2200 B

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.5 x 6.8 cm (1 3/4 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1080

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

10 model offering cups: 8 complete, 2 broken and mended [both joined to a fragment labelled 33-2-98]

Provenance

From Giza, G 2200 B. 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