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Miniature jar

Ware type: pinkish-oranged Vessel type: shoulder Profile: tall Rim type: missing Base: wide, flat, slightly flaring Surface Condition: faint traces of white slip Vessel Condition: one fragment; about 60% complete Decoration: Other: two horizontal incised bands at shoulder

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in 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: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5605

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels