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Fragment of shoulder jar

Shouldered jar with modeled, rolled rim: upper half only. The jar was made on the wheel and its exterior coated in a red slip. "G1201" is written in pencil on the vessel's body.

Provenance

From Giza, G 1201 . 19?: 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

Rim diameter: 6 cm; Maximum diameter: approx. 10 cm

Accession Number

47.1969

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels