Model vessel

Egyptian


Object Place: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 2.4 x 3.6 cm (1 3/4 x 15/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1830

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This model vessel has a collared rim and pointed bottom. The interior of the vessel is not fully drilled it has only a very shallow depression. The neck is bored from side to side for suspension.

Provenance

From Egypt, Abydos. 1904.
Purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe. Sears Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund