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Model cylinder jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, first half of Dynasty 5
2465–2381 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4714 A, chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.3 x 6.7 cm (1 5/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

35-12-7

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model cylinder jar.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4714 A, chamber. 1935: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition