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Model jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.4 x 4.4 cm (2 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.2852

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; perfect; partially bored out; one of three model offering vases (21.2851, 21.2859).

Provenance

From Giza, 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