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Fragment of a small vessel

Alabaster has a gray vein through it. Object register lists two or three handles, only one present, but is scalloped so might appear as more than two.

Provenance

From Giza, G5330, offering room debris. 1914: 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 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.6 x 4.0 cm (1 7/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1707

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels