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Miniature, tall shoulder jar with elongated neck, wide open mouth, wide flaring base and carinated, vertical rim. Red-brownware, wet smoothed. Broken and repaired.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4520 b, chamber. 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, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 4 cm (3 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1659.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels