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Ovoid jar

Body type: ovoid Profile: globular Rim type: everted Base: round Condition: some cracks on body

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: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

47.1937

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels