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Model cylinder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4520 b

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.5 x 3.0 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2876

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of six flaring cylndrical model vases.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4520 b. 1914: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition