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Jar with pointed base

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4630 A, shaft

Accession Number

14.973

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: ovoid jar
Profile: tall
Rim type: missing
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: pink slip; surface eroded
Vessel Condition: nine total fragments; about 60% complete; broken and repaired
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4630 A, shaft. 1914: 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