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Model jars

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2323–2150 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.8 x 4.3 cm (3 1/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1018

Medium or Technique

White limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Seven model jars made of limestone; all have an incised “X” design around the middle.

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