Model vessel

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu to Menkaura
2551–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, pit G 7550 B, in chamber debris

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.5 x 3.7 cm (2 3/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1514

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bulging vessel with haring neck and flat base. Rim chipped in 2 places. Base worn.

Provenance

From Giza, pit G 7550 B, in chamber debris. 1928: 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