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Basalt model vase from a magical set: formed with 34.45 and 34.47.

Provenance

Giza, tomb G 2347 X. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, February 1, 1933. (Accession Date: February 1, 1933)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6, 2465–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 8.4 cm (3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.46

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels