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Miniature squat neckless shouldered jar

Miniature squat neckless jar with collared rim and flat base: complete. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel, as is common for this class of pottery. The jar is unslipped and the exterior weathered. The form is very similar to other miniature neckless shouldered jars like...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 4340A debris in shaft. G 14, Pot 9. 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

Accession Number

20.1902

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels