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Fragment of vessel

Small, high-shouldered model vessel with rim broken off, not hollowed out.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

possibly from Giza, Zawiyet, or Abydos., Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.3 x 3.0 cm (1 11/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2040

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels