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Fragmentary globular shouldered jar

Almost-globular shouldered jar with slightly everted direct rim, short neck, and flat base: reconstructed from sherds. Large portion of base and 50% of rim is missing, as well as some bits of the body. The vessel is entirely wheelmade, with a red slip on the exterior, through to the interior of...

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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

Rim diameter: 5.9 cm; Base diameter: approx. 5.2 cm

Accession Number

14-2-121l

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels