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Buffware globular jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381 z

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 13.5 cm (5 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-161

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: buffware
Vessel type: globular, squat
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: round
Surface Condition: some pock marks and surface wear
Vessel Condition: good; complete
Decoration: none
Other: pot mark near rim resembling the profile of a bowl bisected by a line.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2381 z. 19: 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