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Trumpet neck jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, corridor E 21

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 9 cm (10 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1905

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body type: shoulder
Profile: slender
Rim type: plain, flaring
Base: pointed, chipped
Surface Condition: tall flaring neck, half of neck is missing
Decoration: none

Provenance

From Giza; the Menkaura Valley Temple, corridor E 21excavated 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