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Model vase

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4631 B, Chamber

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.0 x 2.5 cm (1 9/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

21.2882

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 (including 21.2871, 21.2873, 21.2874, 21.2875).

Provenance

From Giza, G4631B, Chamber. 1914: 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