Model jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A, Notes: Egypt (Giza, tomb of G 2381A)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17 x 12 cm (6 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2941

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shouldered jar with tall flaring neck and plain rim

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