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Provenance

From Giza, G 4733 E. 1913:excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5 or Dynasty 6, 2465–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.3 x 14.9 cm (7/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.2903

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects