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Bag-shaped redware jar

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Tall, bag-shaped jar with wide mouth; rolled rim; flat base; redware, slight white encrustation on surface at spots; complete, except for small rim chips; black spot near neck from firing.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4140A. G 14 Pot 7. 1913: 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, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 11 cm (5 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1896

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels