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Shoulder jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Accession Number

47.1732

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: shoulder jar
Profile: tall
Rim type: missing
Base: flat
Surface Condition: black speckled; slightly eroded
Vessel Condition: one fragment; repaired; about 60% complete
 Decoration:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 1925-6: 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