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Miniature neckless shoulder jar

1 sherd of a miniature, squat neckless shouldered jar with flat base and collared rim. Approximately 50% of the vessel remains, including a full profile. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel, as is common for this class of pottery. // 13-12-22c.1

Provenance

From Giza, G 4540 A, chamber. 1913: 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

Maximum diameter (at shoulder): approx. 7 cm; Height: 6 cm

Accession Number

13-12-22c.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels