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Jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 30.1 cm (11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

06.1892

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Found in fragments, and in one place patched out with plaster. The walls are notably thick, in some places 4 cms.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 2100. 1906: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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