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Model vessel

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 4 or Dynasty 5
2490–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5030, in street near West face

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.0 x 4.6 cm (3 1/8 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-1-26

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small ceremonial jar.

Provenance

From Giza, G 5030, in street near West face. 1915: 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