Model cylindrical jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 4733 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.5 x 4.2 cm (2 15/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2845

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Giza, Mastaba 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