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Black-polished ware with two handles and base; impressed design on both sides.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7641 C pit. 1925: February, 1925. excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1947: Brought from Harvard Camp.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 11 x 7.5 cm (5 11/16 x 4 5/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1664

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels