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Fragments of large jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple III-2-63

Accession Number

47.1938

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body type: ovoid
Profile: globular
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: round
Surface: red burnished
Condition: in many fragments

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple III-2-63. 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