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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: 7.2 x 3.6 cm (2 13/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2783

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model shoulder jar.

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