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Fragment of vessel

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, possibly from Giza, Zawyet el-Aryan, or Abydos.

Dimensions

Height x diameter x width: 3.3 x 9.1 x 4.7 cm (1 5/16 x 3 9/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.2042

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragment of a large vessel base, with very vertical sides.

Provenance

This box was found with Giza model vessels and model offerings. An object from Abydos and one from Zawyet el-Aryan were also present. This object is possibly from Giza, Zawyet el-Aryan, or Abydos.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition