Model jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
2246–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A

Accession Number

12-12-355

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Part of a large collection of copper models of vessels and tools found together in an intact burial chamber, this poorly preserved vessel repicates a tall, slender shouldred jar.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition