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Bag-shaped jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 22 cm (7 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1729

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: bag-shaped jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: flattened, everted
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: black speckled
Vessel Condition: repaired; about 90% complete
 Decoration:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 1925-6: 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