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Model cylinder jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 or 6
2465–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.7 x 3.9 cm (2 5/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2848

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Dummy; one of three (21.2845, 12.2849) model offering vases.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4733 E. 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