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Model jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepi I or Merenre I
2289–2246 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2387 A

Dimensions

3.6 x 4.2 cm (1 7/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-586g

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rough, cylindrical, model jar.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2387 A. 1912: 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