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Model jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7671 A, debris

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.4 x 3.5 cm (2 15/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

31.1844

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Three model cylinder jars, plus half of one.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7671A, debris. 1931: 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