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Squat jar fragments

Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: small, carinated jar with narrow neck and flat bottom Profile: squat Rim type: missing; narrow neck Base: missing; flat bottom; we have a HU-MFA photo of the piece with the base. Surface Condition: thick red slip Vessel Condition: four total fragments, glue...

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From Giza, G 5080 B, debris of chamber. 1933: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2100 B.C.


Giza, Egypt

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The Ancient World