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Model jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.9 x 5.0 cm (2 5/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2890

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Provenance

From Giza, G 4733 E. 1913: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