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Miniature bag-shaped jar

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7792 A, filling of pit itself

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 5 cm (2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1393

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: bag-shaped jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: plain, everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: partially blackened
Vessel Condition: rim broken; nearly complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7792 A, filling of pit itself. 1928: 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