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Model vessel

Provenance

From Giza, G 4714 A, chamber debris. 1915: 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, first half of Dynasty 5, 2465–2394 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.8 x 3.6 cm (2 11/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-12-26

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels