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Model jar and fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, mid-Dynasty 4 to early Dynasty 5
2551–2431 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7070 B, in disturbed debris of chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.6 x 4.0 cm (3 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2510

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model tall shouldered jar with a rmi fragment from another jar.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7070 B, in disturbed debris of chamber. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition