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Model pot

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Neferirkare
2446–2438 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6040 B

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.4 x 4.5 cm (1 5/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2909

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model pot (OR says: of the type numbered 1 in entry 25-12-253).

Provenance

From Giza, G6040B, chamber tomb sheet No.2c. 1925: 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