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Miniature globular jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7789 J, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 6 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

28-4-80b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: miniature shoulder jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: plain
Base: flat, uneven
Surface Condition: wet smoothed; somewhat unevenly shaped; heavily encrusted with salt
Vessel Condition: salt deposits need to be addressed
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7789 J, debris. 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