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Bag-shaped jar

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Globular, bag-shaped jar with round base and flattened, everted rim. Pinkish brownware. Broken, repaired, and restored with plaster. Small chip in rim.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. Exp.Ph. B 8413 / 2/1 / BG. 451. 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, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 15.5 cm (4 3/4 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2647

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels