Model neckless jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
2246–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5 x 4.2 cm (1 15/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.2957

Medium or Technique

Copper

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model jar with collared rim and flat base.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2381 A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition