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Ovoid jar with remnants of seal (Storage jar)

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Ovoid jar with remnants of a mud plaster seal coating most of the neck, with rolled rim and pointed base: complete. The body of the vessel was handmade, likely through coiling; the neck and rim were made on a slow wheel or similar turning device. The exterior of the body has been carefully...

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Provenance

From Giza G 5221 A. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 7.6 cm; Maximum diameter: 15.8 cm; Height: 28.0 cm

Accession Number

14.1745

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Marl Clay)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels