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Part of polished redware jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2370 B, chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 18 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

35-7-23d

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: slipped and polished redware
Vessel type: ovoid
Profile:
Rim type: rolled, narrow neck
Base: rounded
Surface Condition:
Vessel Condition: about 50% complete; half of rim broken off
Decoration: four incised bands at shoulder
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2370 B, chamber. 1935: 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