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Fragmentary slender shouldered jar

Slender shouldered jar with direct rim, flaring neck, and pointed base: in two pieces (base and rim/shoulder). The body of the vessel was handmade while the shoulder and rim were made on the slow wheel or similar turning device. The body was trimmed into a pointed shape with upward strokes. Six...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 2150 A, debris of chamber. 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 (?), 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 6.7 cm; Height: 25.4 cm

Accession Number

33.1053

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Marl Clay)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels