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Jar

Body type: ovoid Profile: narrow necked Rim type: rolled, everted Base: pointed Surface Condition: small chip missing from rim; otherwise complete. One body crack Decoration: Pot mark in the shape of roughly three conjoined triangles. >

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 12 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.2112

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels