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Small jar fragments

Ware type: light drab ware Vessel type: small shoulder jar Profile: tall Rim type: rolled Base: missing (pointed) Surface Condition: white slip; discolored at spots Vessel Condition: seventeen total fragments; incomplete Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 5380 A, debris in bottom of shaft. 1912: 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

12-10-31

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels