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Model jar

A model collar jar made of limestone; incised lines on exterior representing beshet carrier.

Provenance

From Giza, Pit G 7777H, Debris of chamber. 1930: 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: 7.5 x 3.4 cm (2 15/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

30-12-100

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels