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Neckless shoulder jar, light brown ware. Broken, mended and repaired in plaster. Dynasty 4, Hetepheres I

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7000 X. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1937: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government. (Accession Date: August 1, 1937)

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

Height x diameter: 22.9 x 19.2 cm (9 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2696

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt clay)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels