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Model bowl

A model bowl made of alabaster; undamaged; field number incorrrect (25-12-112) on object.

Provenance

From Giza, G6040B, Chamber debris inside door to pit. 1925: 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, reign of Neferirkare, 2446–2438 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.5 x 4.4 cm (1 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

25.2819

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels