Model incense burner with handle

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
2246–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .110 D.

Accession Number

13.2951

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Part of a large collection of copper models of vessels and tools found together in an intact burial chamber, this miniature represents a bowl-shaped incense burner with a horizontal handle. The handle is badly damaged.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition