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Model cylinders

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Djedkare Isesi
2415–2371 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 4733 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.1 x 1.7 cm (1 1/4 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2829

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model offering in the form of a cylinder with a constricted middle.

Provenance

From Giza, Mastaba G 4733 E. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition