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Miniature jar fragments

Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: miniature jar Profile: ovoid Rim type: plain; wide, open mouth Base: pointed Surface Condition: red slipped and burnished; worn Vessel Condition: four total fragments; about 40% complete Decoration: two incised bands on exterior below rim Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2105 Y, chamber. 1938: 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

Accession Number

38.2145

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels