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Model jar

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Part of a large collection of copper models of vessels and tools found together in an intact burial chamber, this poorly preserved vessel repicates a tall, slender shouldred jar.

Provenance

From Giza G 2381 A (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.

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

Accession Number

12-12-355

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models