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Miniature neckless shouldered jar

Miniature, squat neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat, string-cut base: complete. Rim is not properly collar-shaped, but rather more of a vestigial bump. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel, as is common for this class of pottery. The jar is unslipped. Generally //...

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From Giza, Roman grave [G 7000] SE LXII, debris. 1928: 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.


Giza, Egypt


Rim diameter: 4 cm; Base diameter: 3.4 cm; Maximum diameter: 5.2 cm; Height: 5.4 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)


The Ancient World