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Large ovoid jar (Storage jar)

Large ovoid jar with modeled, rolled rim, tubular neck, and pointed base: reassembled from sherds and missing portions of the rim and body. The body of the jar was handmade, perhaps through coiling. The rim and neck were manufactured on the slow wheel or similar turning device. The exterior has...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 7330 A pit debris. 1934: 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: 11.1 cm; Maximum diameter: approx. 22.7 cm; Height: 37.4 cm

Accession Number

34-6-17g

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Marl Clay)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels