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Jar rim

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2370 B, chamber

Accession Number

35-7-23a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red burnished and polished
Vessel type: shoulder jar (?)
Profile:
Rim type: rim partly broken; rolled; thin neck
Base:
Surface Condition:
Vessel Condition: upper portion of a jar
Decoration: four incised bands around shoulder
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2370 B, chamber. 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