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Ovoid jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 19 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

47.1937

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body type: ovoid
Profile: globular
Rim type: everted
Base: round
Condition: some cracks on body

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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