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Miniature bag-shaped jar

Ware type: brownware Vessel type: bag-shaped jar Profile: globular Rim type: everted, flattened Base: rounded Surface Condition: faint trace of white slip; some black specks on surface Vessel Condition: good, except for one small rim chip Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4440 A, shaft. 1913: 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 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 10 cm (3 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5669

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels