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Sherds from a large jar

Sherds from a large jar with pointed base: sherds not reassembled, no rim sherds preserved. The body of the vessel was handmade and haphazardly smoothed on the exterior. The exterior was coated with a white or pink wash. Possible parallels: 37.2650 (Large ovoid jar) and GPMP type AB7.


From Giza, G 5020 Annex (see notes). 1935: 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 4–5, 2575–2323 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Too fragmentary to take any dimensions

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)


The Ancient World