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Model vase

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus
2490–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.2 x 4.1 cm (2 7/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.688

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine-grained; wavy-lined; good condition; solid; rim nicked. Flat bottomed model vase.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT. 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