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Base of a globular shouldered jar

Flat base and lower body of almost-globular shouldered jar with flat base. The bases are wheelmade, with a red slip on the exterior. // 14-2-121 aa.

Provenance

From Giza, G4733E. 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

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Base 1 diameter: 6.6 cm; Base 2 diameter: 5.7 cm

Accession Number

14-2-121m

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels