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Small neckless shouldered jar

Small (reduced-size) neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat base: reassembled from sherds and reconstructed where sherds are missing, complete. The entire vessel is wheelmade and bears no trace of a slip. The base of the jar was finished on the wheel. Half of the exterior is eroded....

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Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. Exp.Ph. C 13 584 2/4 / BG. 451. 1934: 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, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

37.2651

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels