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Fragmentary neckless shouldered jar

Neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat base: reconstructed from sherds, profile reconstructed to vessel's midsection. Two portions of rim and shoulder are preserved but not attached to lower portion of vessel. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel; the flat base was...

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From Giza, G 7000 X. 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, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Rim diameter: approx. 10 cm; Base diameter: 10. 2 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)


The Ancient World