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Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: miniature shoulder jar Profile: slender Rim type: wide mouth, collared neck Base: wide, flaring, flat Surface Condition: Vessel Condition: good Decoration: Other: unevenly shaped

Provenance

From Giza, G 2416 D III, in wood coffin. 1936: 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, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 5 cm (3 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

36-7-29a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels