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Fragmentary shouldered jar

Fragmentary shouldered jar with rolled rim: two-thirds of the profile is preserved, as measured from rim. Base is missing but most likely would have been pointed. In addition to the large profile fragment, there are two bags of unattached sherds. The body of the vessel is handmade, likely...

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Provenance

From Giza, G2440A. 1940: 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: 10 cm

Accession Number

40-4-8

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels