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Mouth of a squat jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mastaba G 4240 A

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 cm.

Accession Number

13.5659

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragments of the mouth and upper shoulder of a large, squat jar of brownish clay with a dark red slip; plain, squared rim. Four total fragments; incomplete; repaired. Horizontal bands around rim.

Provenance

From Giza, mastaba G 4240 A. 1913: 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