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Spouted jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, sub 38 (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 10 cm (2 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2103

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body type: bi-conical
Profile: squat
Rim type: plain
Base: wide, flat
Surface:
Condition: chip missing from the body; otherwise complete.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, sub 38 (?). 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