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Fragmentary globular shouldered jar

Fragmentary globular shouldered jar with a modeled rim and flat base: body profile preserved to neck, three additional sherds stored with pot but unattached. The jar is unslipped.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2120 A, debris of pit itself. 1933: 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: approx. 9 cm; Base diameter: 4.8 cm

Accession Number

33.1027

Medium or Technique

Pottery (fine Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels