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Brownware bag-shaped jar

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Globular, bag-shaped jar with a flattened, everted rim and rounded base. Brownware with black specks, slightly eroded surface. Heavily restored.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8524 (top left) / BG. 452. 19?: 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: 20 x 25 cm (7 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2654

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels