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Large storage jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5020 Annex

Accession Number

35-8-14

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: enormous shoulder jar
Profile: slender, wide mouthed
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: exterior coated with plaster; white washed; interior heavily encrusted
Vessel Condition: thirty-eight total fragments; incomplete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 5020, annex. 1935: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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