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Cylinder jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–6
2575–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4640 A , Shaft

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.4 x 5.3 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.2618

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar, the base chipped.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4640 A, Shaft. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition