Model offering in the form of ribs of beef

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Djedkare Isesi
2381–2353 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4733 E

Dimensions

Length: 6.2 cm (2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2825

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Alabaster; broken and mended; copper stain on one end.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition