Model spouted bowl

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: 6 x 12 cm (2 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2944

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

Spouted model bowl and stand manufactured by the cold-hammering technique

Provenance

From Giza, G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 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