Model cylinder jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2500–2350 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 7550 B (in debris)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.3 x 2.7 cm (2 1/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1149

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7550 B (in debris). 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1928: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition