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Small jar fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5380 A, debris in bottom of shaft

Accession Number

12-10-31

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: light drab ware
Vessel type: small shoulder jar
Profile: tall
Rim type: rolled
Base: missing (pointed)
Surface Condition: white slip; discolored at spots
Vessel Condition: seventeen total fragments; incomplete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 5380 A, debris in bottom of shaft. 1912: 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