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Polished redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2370 B, chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 17 cm (7 7/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2717

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ovoid jar, red polished ware, flaring mouth, round base; badly broken and mended, large portions missing; four incised bands of decoration below rim.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2370 B, chamber. 1935: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition