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Concave-sided beaker

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Small jar with concave sides and slightly flaring, flat base; wide, flattened, everted rim. Red-brownware with red slip; surface flaked at rim; some white deposits and chipping along base. Condition otherwise good.

Provenance

From Giza, Marked G 23, G 14 Pot 14. 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, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 10 cm (3 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1942

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels