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Jar stand

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Small jar stand with abbreviated profile. Each rim collared, base flares slightly. Brownware with faint white slip, discolored about base. Broken, mended, partly restored with plaster.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. C 13434 / 1/3 / BG. 451. 1934: 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: 10 x 10 cm (3 15/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2731

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels