Model jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, middle to end of Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6010 A on floor of chamber in debris

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.2 x 6.6 cm (3 1/4 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2768

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model offering jar with handle, tube bored, a set with 25-11-117.

Provenance

From Giza, G6010A, on floor of chamber in debris. 1925: 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