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Miniature jar fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2105 Y, chamber

Accession Number

38.2145

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: miniature jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: plain; wide, open mouth
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: red slipped and burnished; worn
Vessel Condition: four total fragments; about 40% complete
Decoration: two incised bands on exterior below rim
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2105 Y, chamber. 1938: 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