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Bag-shaped brownware jar

Ware type: brownware Vessel type: bag-shaped jar Profile: globular Rim type: flat, everted Base: round Surface Condition: black-smudged Vessel Condition: about half complete; four total fragments Decoration: Other: horizontal striations around body

Provenance

From Giza, G 2120 A, debris of pit itself. 1933: excavated by the Harvard University-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 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 7 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

33.1155.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels