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Tall shouldered jar with flaring rim

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The marble is yellow. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Mesheikh. Mes / 104 / A

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6–10, 2323–2040 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.1 x 4.8 cm (2 13/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1210

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels