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Fragment of a vessel

Fragment of a small pear-shaped vessel, banded white stone.

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

Length: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1708

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels