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Miniature jar

Ware type: course ware Body type: bag-shaped Rim type: chopped Base: flattish Surface Condition: some surface wearing, and spots which are fire-blackened. Decoration: none

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 8 cm (2 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1907

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels