Model offering in the form of a leg of beef

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4733 E

Dimensions

Length: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.2904

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Model offering in the form of a leg of beef.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 4733 E. February, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition