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Jar stopper?

This is a circular smooth disc. It is wider at the top than the bottom and has sloping sides. The color is partly red and partly white.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, debris East of Pyr. I-b, St. G 7000. 1924: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 2.6 cm (7/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

24.2457

Medium or Technique

Quartz

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels