Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A
Height x width: 11.8 x 7 cm (4 5/8 x 2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of a large group of miniature copper tools and vessels found in the same intact tomb, this model takes the form of a small, four-legged table. Actual table of this type would have been made of wood. There are two holes in the top for the inseration of jars. Some of the cross bars are conncected to the legs by tiny circular screws.
From Giza, G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition