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Jar rim

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2370 B, chamber

Dimensions

Overall (rim): 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

35-7-23c

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: slipped and polished redware
Vessel type: shoulder jar (?)
Profile:
Rim type: rolled, mostly broken off
Base:
Surface Condition:
Vessel Condition: upper part of jar only; broken in half, but repaired
Decoration: three incised bands below rim
 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