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Fluted stand with inscription: made in three pieces: perfect.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912, excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913, assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II, 2246–2152 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 23 x 21.7 cm (9 1/16 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2925

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Furniture