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Model offering jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Hu, Y6

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.6 x 3.7 cm (3 3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.736

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model offering jar with a wide top, pointed bottom, and a ridge near top. “S1742” written on jar.

Provenance

From Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Egypt, Y6.1898-1899: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription