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Polished redware jar

Ovoid jar, red polished ware, flaring mouth, round base; badly broken and mended, large portions missing; four incised bands of decoration below rim.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2370 B, chamber. 1935: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

37.2717

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels