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Model cylinder jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4631 B

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.7 x 2.6 cm (1 7/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

21.2874

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of six flaring cylindrical model vases. (Three present: 21.2871-4)

Provenance

From Giza, Mastaba G 4631B. 1914: 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