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Miniature bag-shaped jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4440 A, shaft

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 10 cm (3 9/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5669

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: bag-shaped jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: everted, flattened
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: faint trace of white slip; some black specks on surface
Vessel Condition: good, except for one small rim chip
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4440 A, shaft. 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