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Model

Stone model; axe?

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E. 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, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 6.0 x 5.0 x 2.5 cm (2 3/8 x 1 15/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

14.1228

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models