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Miniature squat jar

Ware type: redware Vessel type: ovoid jar Profile: squat; thin walls Rim type: flattened, everted Base: round Surface Condition: traces of white slip Vessel Condition: surface lightly chipped at spots, otherwise good condition Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7792 B, debris of chamber. 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, Old Kingdom, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 7 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1382

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels