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Model jar

Model jar with one handle unpierced.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4410 A, chamber. 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, Dynasty 5, reign of Userkaf, 2465–2458 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.3 x 5.5 cm (2 1/2 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-12-62

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels