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Miniature jar fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris S of room G 7776

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

28.1427

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: shoulder jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: no neck; plain
Base: wide, flat, flaring
Surface Condition: light wash
Vessel Condition: one fragment, about 60% complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, debris S of room G 7776. 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