Model joint of meat

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Djedkare Isesi
2415–2371 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4733 E

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 4.7 x 3 x 7 cm (1 7/8 x 1 3/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.2824

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 4733 E. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition