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Thick-walled jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4630

Accession Number

14.976

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red slipped and burnished
Vessel type: ovoid
Profile: tall, thick-walled
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: rounded point
Surface Condition: extremely worn; large bullseye
Vessel Condition: twenty total pieces; broken and once restored
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G4630. 1914: 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