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Miniature footed jar

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Ware type: brownware Vessel type: miniature ovoid jar Profile: tall Rim type: open mouth; vertical, collared rim Base: wide, flat foot Surface Condition: wet smoothed Vessel Condition: surface heavily salt encrusted Decoration: Other:

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: 6.5 x 3.5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

28-4-80c.3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels