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Two-handled "oil-jar" with stopper

Tall shouldered jar (a) with modeled rolled rim, narrow neck, applied vertical loop handles, and flat base: complete. The jar is wheelmade and the exterior is red slipped . The jar was sealed with mud stopper (b): overlaid with white lime plaster: top broken. There are limestone or gypsum...

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Provenance

From Giza G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II, 2246–2152 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.2928a-b

Medium or Technique

Pottery, mud plaster

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels