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Model vessel from an 'Opening of the Mouth' set

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Vessel used in the pesesh-kef ritual.

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 in division 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

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.6 x 4.6 cm (1 7/16 x 1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3252

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels