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Model vase

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 to 6
2465–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.2 x 4.0 cm (2 13/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2837

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of three (21.2853, 21.2854) model vases; partially bored out.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4733 E. 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