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Fragments of large jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4630 A

Accession Number

14.974

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red slipped and burnished
Vessel type: jar (?)
Profile: tall (?)
Rim type:
Base:
Surface Condition: extremely worn; scraped
Vessel Condition: thirteen total pieces; broken; traces of adhesive on margins; some edges smoothed
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4630 A. 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