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Model jar

One model, dummy, offering jar, with single handle and a small piece of corroded copper on rim.

Provenance

From Giza, Mastaba G 4520 b. 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, reign of Userkaf, 2465–2458 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

21.2865

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels