Tray for Opening of the Mouth kit

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2350–2170 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2382 / court

Dimensions

Width x length: 9.6 x 17.5 cm (3 3/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3144

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Plate with depressions to hold the tools and vessels for the pesesh-kef wand ritual.

Provenance

Giza , tomb G 2382 / court. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition