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Wine jar with stopper

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Shoulder jar; pointed base; red-brown ware, yellow-brown slip; flat-topped plaster sealing cracked but intact.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 5232 A/1. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, November 1914; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 33.6 cm (13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1933

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels