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Shoulder jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5
2575–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7330 A, debris of pit

Dimensions

Overall: 36 x 21.5 cm (14 3/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

34-6-17d

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: shoulder
Profile:
Rim type: rolled
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: pinkish-orange slip
Vessel Condition: repaired; incomplete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7330 A, debris of pit. 1934: 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