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Model jar

Perfect; partially bored out; one of two (21.2860?) model offering vases.

Provenance

From 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, Dynasty 5 to 6, 2465–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

21.2855

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels