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Base sherd from a miniature jar

Flat base from a miniature jar, made on the wheel and unslipped. Profile preserved to the point of the body's maximum diameter.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 1913: 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 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Base diameter: 3.5 cm

Accession Number

13.5601

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels