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Shoulder jar with pointed base

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7330 A pit debris

Accession Number

34-6-17c

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: shoulder jar
Profile: tall
Rim type: rolled
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: whitish-pink slip, unevenly fired
Vessel Condition: three total fragments; repaired
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7330 A pit debris. 1934: 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