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Sherds from a shouldered jar

Jar with rolled, everted rim and flat base: incomplete, composed of 15 sherds which are not reassembled. The rim and part of the shoulder are joined; the rest is stored in sherd bags. 100% of rim is present while only a small portion of the base remains. The body of the vessel was coil made. From...

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From Giza, G 4140 A. 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.


Giza, Egypt


Rim diameter: 6 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)


The Ancient World