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Jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 12 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.2112

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body type: ovoid
Profile: narrow necked
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: small chip missing from rim; otherwise complete. One body crack
Decoration: Pot mark in the shape of roughly three conjoined triangles. ><><

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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