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Model cylinders

Model offering in the form of a cylinder with a constricted middle.

Provenance

From Giza, Mastaba G 4733 E. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: 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 Djedkare Isesi, 2415–2371 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

21.2829

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models