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Model jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2387 A

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.9 x 2.5 cm (2 5/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-591

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