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Miniature bag-shaped jar

Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: bag-shaped jar Profile: globular Rim type: plain, everted Base: flat Surface Condition: partially blackened Vessel Condition: rim broken; nearly complete Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7792 A, filling of pit itself. 1928: 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, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 5 cm (2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1393

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels