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Alabaster.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4640 A. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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, Dynasty 4–6, 2575–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: D. 0.245 H. 0.084

Accession Number

21.2615

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels