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Small neckless shouldered jar

Small (reduced-size) neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat base: reassembled from sherds and with a fair amount of reconstruction. The entire vessel is wheelmade and bears no trace of a slip. The exterior has traces of mud, especially towards the bottom. The base of the jar was...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. Exp.Ph. B 8522 / 1/5 / 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

37.2733

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels