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Miniature jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2416 D III, in wood coffin

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 6 cm (1 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

36-7-30a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature jar with pronounced, flattened shoulder, no rim, no neck; wide, flaring flat base. Brownware. Good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2416 D III, in wood coffin. 1936: 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