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Large globular jar

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Ware type: redware Vessel type: larve, ovoid jar Profile: globular Rim type: slightly rolled Base: slightly pointed Surface Condition: white wash; discolored at blackened at spots Vessel Condition: complete Decoration: Other: extremely wide mouth on vessel, nearly a very short beaker

Provenance

From Giza, S of mastaba G 2370. 1933: 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, 2649–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 28.5 x 25 cm (11 1/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1105

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels