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Squat, bag-shaped jar, redware with red slip and flat base. Rim broken off, but in otherwise good condition. Everted rim with burnish.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple (MVT 20). 1909: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynast, 2323–2040 B.C.

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 11.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

09.816

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels