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Bag-shaped brownware jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2120 A, debris of pit itself

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 7 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

33.1155.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: bag-shaped jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: flat, everted
Base: round
Surface Condition: black-smudged
Vessel Condition: about half complete; four total fragments
Decoration:
Other: horizontal striations around body

Provenance

From Giza, G 2120 A, debris of pit itself. 1933: 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