Model vessel

Egyptian


Object Place: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 3.4 x 2.8 cm (1 3/4 x 1 5/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1831

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

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund