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Model vase

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Userkaf
2465–2458 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4520 b

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.3 x 2.8 cm (1 11/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2878

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Perfect; partially bored out; one of six small offering vases

Provenance

From Giza, G 4520 b. 1914: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition