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One of a large group of miniature copper tools and vessels found in the same intact tomb, this model takes the form of a small, four-legged table. Actual table of this type would have been made of wood. There are two holes in the top for the inseration of jars. Some of the cross bars are...

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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 x width: 11.8 x 7 cm (4 5/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3165

Medium or Technique

Copper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models