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Ware type: brownware Vessel type: miniature shoulder jar Profile: tall Rim type: carinated neck; plain, vertical rim Base: wide, flat Surface Condition: slightly worn; wet smoothed Vessel Condition: rim chipped Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4640 A, shaft. 1913: 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: 10.5 x 5.5 cm (4 1/8 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5823

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels