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Sherds from a globular shouldered jar

Seven sherds from an almost-globular shouldered jar: not reconstructed. The sherds are all from the body, leaving no rim or base; however, they can be typed comfortably to 14-2-121 aa because of context and similarity of form. The vessel is entirely wheelmade, with a red slip on the exterior.

Provenance

From Giza, G4733E. 1914: 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 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Too fragmentary to take any dimensions

Accession Number

14-2-121h

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels