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Miniature bag-shaped jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4540 A, chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 9 cm (2 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1931

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature, globular bag-shaped jar with flattened, everted rim and round base. Brownware; surface black speckled. Rim badly chipped.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4540 A, chamber. G 14 Pot 13. 1913: 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