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Miniature squat jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7792 B, debris of chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 7 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1382

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: ovoid jar
Profile: squat; thin walls
Rim type: flattened, everted
Base: round
Surface Condition: traces of white slip
Vessel Condition: surface lightly chipped at spots, otherwise good condition
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7792 B, debris of chamber. 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