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Model collared beaker on stand

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Part of a large group of model tools and vessels, this copper model replicates a collared beaker on a stand. The collar tapers upwards and the mouth of the beaker is small. A band of decoration separates the beaker from the stand. The base is flat.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2381 A (the tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (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: 9.2 cm (3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3241

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models