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Buffware globular jar

Ware type: buffware Vessel type: globular, squat Profile: ovoid Rim type: rolled, everted Base: round Surface Condition: some pock marks and surface wear Vessel Condition: good; complete Decoration: none Other: pot mark near rim resembling the profile of a bowl bisected by a line.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2381 z. 19: 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 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 13.5 cm (5 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-161

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels