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Model pot

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7240, South of mastaba

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.7 x 5.2 cm (11/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-4-176

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

A model pot made of alabaster with three different bands of shaded stone.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7240, South of mastaba. 1926: 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