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Model jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4530 A, Shaft of chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.7 x 3.7 cm (2 5/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1017.3

Medium or Technique

White limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of three model jars made of limestone.

Provenance

From Giza, G4530A, Shaft of chamber. 1914: 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