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Miniature bag-shaped jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2120 A pit debris

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 9 cm (2 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1155.1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: miniature bag-shaped jar
Profile:
Rim type: everted, flat
Base: flat
Surface Condition: white smudges; pinkish-orange slip; black speckled
Vessel Condition: part of rim and upper body missing; almost complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2120 A pit debris. 1933: 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