Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A/143
Diameter: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
One of a large collection of tools and vessels found in the same intact tomb, this poorly preserved copper model originally took the form of an ovoid jar with a pointed base and long neck.
From Giza, G 2381 (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