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Jar rim

Ware type: slipped and polished redware Vessel type: ovoid jar (?) Profile: Rim type: plain (?), completely broken off Base: Surface Condition: Vessel Condition: upper part of jar only; broken and repaired Decoration: five incised bands below rim Other:

Provenance

From Giza,G 2370 B, chamber. 1935: 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 (rim): 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

35-7-23b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels