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Globular redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2370 B, chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 22 cm (7 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2721

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular, ovoid jar with scored lines on shoulder, red polished ware; mouth with slightly rolled rim; round base; badly broken and mended, about 60% complete.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2370 B, chamber / Exp.Ph. B 8591. 1935: 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