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Large jar with plaster seal

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5380 A, debris in chamber

Accession Number

12-10-40

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: drab ware
Vessel type: shoulder jar
Profile: tall; wide mouthed
Rim type: rolled
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: white slip
Vessel Condition: forty-six total fragments; incomplete
Decoration:
Other: one mud fragment and one brownware fragment of another vessel found with object; traces of thick plaster from seal about neck

Provenance

From Giza, G 5380 A, debris in chamber. 1912: 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