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Redware bag-shaped jar

Ware type: redware Vessel type: bag-shaped jar Profile: globular Rim type: everted, flattened Base: rounded Surface Condition: traces of white slip on exterior; black specks Vessel Condition: one total fragment; about 60% complete Decoration:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 1925-6: 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 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

47.1730

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels