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Model jar

1 model cylinder jar, bored.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4510 A, chamber debris. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.25 x 3.6 cm (2 7/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-12-35

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels