Model vessel

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7440 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.8 x 3.7 cm (11/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1486

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model bowl. One of five models of deep bowls (27.1483 to 27.1487, or 27-5-30 to 27-5-34). Flat bottom, straight sides, round rim.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7440 Z. 1927: 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.

(Accession date May 27, 1927)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition