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Model vessel from an 'Opening of the Mouth' set

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Scratched inscription down side.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, Tomb 5202. November 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1924: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.5 x 3.3 cm (1 3/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.730

Medium or Technique

Gray stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models