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Shoulder jar

Ware type: brownware Vessel type: shoulder jar Profile: tall Rim type: missing Base: flat Surface Condition: black speckled; slightly eroded Vessel Condition: one fragment; repaired; 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

47.1732

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels