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Fragmentary globular shouldered jar

Almost-globular shouldered jar with flat base: reconstructed from sherds. The longest profile preserved is only from the base to just below the shoulder. The vessel is entirely 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 diameter: 6.2 cm

Accession Number

14-2-121mm

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels