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Model vase

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I 366

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.5 x 3.7 cm (1 3/4 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.709

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine-grained, wavy-lined alabaster, with the surface roughly blocked out; drilling of interior only started; heavy.

Provenance

From, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I 366 (Dim. 9). 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