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Base of jar

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


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

Accession Number

33.1031

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Pointed base fragment of red-brownware jar; surface red burnished with black specks. Repaired; only base of vessel remains.

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