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Thick-walled jar

Ware type: red slipped and burnished Vessel type: ovoid Profile: tall, thick-walled Rim type: rolled, everted Base: rounded point Surface Condition: extremely worn; large bullseye Vessel Condition: twenty total pieces; broken and once restored Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G4630. 1914: 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 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

14.976

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels