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Ware type: brownware Vessel type: miniature oviod jar Profile: globular Rim type: extremely wide mouth; plain, inverted at angle Base: flat Surface Condition: surface heavily worn and chipped Vessel Condition: rim chipped; body cracked Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4630 A, shaft. 1914: 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: 5.5 x 5 cm (2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.979

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels