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Dummy vase

[One of] four dummy vases; hollow; gouged out with pointed chisel; outside apparently chisel dressed and rubbed smooth.

Provenance

From Giza, G2330A, In debris at bottom of shaft. 1912: 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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 (?), 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.3137

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels