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Food case in the shape of a joint of beef (upper part)

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Yellow wash inside and out; broken. Limestone case for upper joint of foreleg of ox

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2385 A / 79 (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2350–2170 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 56 cm (22 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4311

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment