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Model vessel

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7794 A, chamber debris

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.8 x 4.2 cm (2 11/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

30-12-159

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model cylinder jar, much banding in rock.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7794 A, chamber debris. 1930: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition