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Shoulder jar with handle

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Tall shoulder jar with pointed base and small, elongated neck. Redware with thick yellowish-white slip. Heavily restored; rim missing. Raised band of decoration (rope-pattern) below neck. One stirrup handle, broken off above shoulder. Syrian import Stirrup handle is broken off of object,...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A debris in shaft. G 14 Pot 9. 1913: 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

Near Eastern, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 31 x 17 cm (12 3/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1899

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels