Model jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7766 A, Debris of room

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.3 x 3.6 cm (2 1/2 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.2831

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

A small model limestone jar; not hollowed out; small opening only.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7766A, Debris of room. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition