Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A
Diameter: 14.2 cm (5 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Part of a large group of model tools and vessels, this copper miniature replicates a shallow bowl with a small, recurved rim. This vessel shape was also common in pottery.
From Giza G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: 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: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition