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Shoulder jar with pointed base

Ware type: redware Vessel type: shoulder jar Profile: tall Rim type: rolled Base: pointed Surface Condition: thick white slip Vessel Condition: five total pieces; heavily restored Decoration: Other: tag found with object notes, "Pl.28, B8357, BG437"

Provenance

From Giza, G 7330 A pit debris. 1934: 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, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 41 cm (16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34-6-17e

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels