Model fruit or vegetable

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


Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4733 E

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 1 x 2.1 x 6 cm (3/8 x 13/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2833

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Alabaster; elongated oval.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition