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Bag-shaped jar

Globular, bag-shaped jar with round base and flattened, everted rim. Brownware. Surface heavily worn. Several body cracks; about one third of rim missing.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 1934: 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, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 18.5 cm (5 11/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1776

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels