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Crude miniature jar

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Crude miniature shoulder jar; slender profile; pointed base; everted rim. Nile silt; hand molded. Large hole in side, possibly from organic deposit. Rim badly chipped. Surface slightly worn.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7789 J, debris. 1928: 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 7 cm (4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28-4-80a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels