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Miniature brownware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2120 A, debris of pit itself

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 8 cm (2 3/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.1028

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: miniature shoulder jar
Profile:
Rim type: squared
Base: flat
Surface Condition: black speckled; pinkish-orange slip
Vessel Condition: repaired; almost complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2120 A, debris of pit itself. 1933: 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