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Model vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 4520 b

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.2 x 5.0 cm (2 13/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2842

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One model, dummy, offering vase with copper stain on shoulder.

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