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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: 14.5 x 18.5 cm (5 11/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1776

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular, bag-shaped jar with round base and flattened, everted rim. Brownware. Surface heavily worn. Several body cracks; about one third of rim missing.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition