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Model jar and lid

1 complete model offering jar like 33-1-35 with lid like 33-1-97.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2200 B. 1933: 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: 5.4 x 4.2 cm (2 1/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.1081

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels