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Base of jar

One fragment of a red-brownware jar with flat base; surface worn.

Provenance

From Giza, G 5080 B, debris of chamber. 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

33.1158.4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels