Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X
Overall: 10 x 12.5 cm (3 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Globular, bag-shaped jar with round base and flattened, everted rim. Brownware, with traces of white slip. Surface slightly worn; two small cracks in rim; condition otherwise excellent.
From Giza, G 7000 X. Exp.Ph. B 8413 2/5 / BG. 451. 1934: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition