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Miniature jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, 64

Accession Number

47.2181

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shape: shoulder
Profile:
Rim type: rolled, slightly everted
Base: flat
Surface: traces of red slip
Condition: crudely made; in ten fragments

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, 64 . 19: 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