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Model jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Niuserra
2420–2389 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6020 A between brown chips and chamber floor

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.9 x 6.0 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2782

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model, handled, shoulder jar all worked with a tube bore.

Provenance

From Giza, G6020A, between brown chips and chamber floor. 1925: 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