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Model vessel

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7440 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.7 x 4.8 cm (11/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1491

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of thirty-two model basins, flat bottom, flat rim, roughly made. (27.1488 to 27.1519 or 27-5-35 to 27-5-66)

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7440E. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1927: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition