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Model jug

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–6
2575–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4631 B, Chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.7 x 4.9 cm (2 5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2841

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; dummy; single handle indicated.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4631 B, 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