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Model hes-jars

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7753 A, Debris of burial chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.8 x 3.0 cm (3 1/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2794

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Three model offering vases, one with neck missing; not hollowed out completely.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7753A, Debris of burial chamber. 1929: 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