Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A
Height x diameter: 6 x 4.7 cm (2 3/8 x 1 7/8 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 takes the form of a neckless shouldered jar with a flat base. Actual vessels of this type are common in pottery.
From Giza, G 2381 A (the 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