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Model cups

5 complete alabaster offering cups [plus one fragment which is glued to a matching fragment (number 33-2-150), like 33-1-36]

Provenance

From Giza, G 2200 B. 1933: 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 diameter: 3.6-4.5 x 6-6.5 cm (1 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.1075

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels