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Lid

This is a circular flat lid of jar. The underside has a ridge which would fit inside the jar opening.The background of the top surface of the lid is yellow and in the center of the top there are four points of a star in green, and four points in black.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Debris on top of mastaba G 7330-7340: G 7340.1927: 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 6.1 cm (1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1697

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels