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Part of polished redware jar

Ware type: slipped and polished redware Vessel type: ovoid Profile: Rim type: rolled, narrow neck Base: rounded Surface Condition: Vessel Condition: about 50% complete; half of rim broken off Decoration: four incised bands at shoulder Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2370 B, chamber. 1935: 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 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 18 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

35-7-23d

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels