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Polished redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2370 B, chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 17.5 cm (7 7/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

35-7-23e

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: polished redware
Vessel type: shoulder
Profile:
Rim type: completely missing
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: white surface deposits
Vessel Condition: incomplete, repaired
Decoration: five incised bands below neck
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2370 B, chamber. 1935: 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