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Small ovoid jar

Small ovoid jar with modeled, rolled rim and pointed base: complete. The body was handmade, probably through coiling, while the rim and neck were made on the slow wheel or similar turning device. The surface of the jar is unslipped. A tag with Arabic notes is saved inside the vessel. Reisner's...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 2017. 1937: 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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 7.3 cm; Maximum diameter: 12 cm; Height: 19 cm

Accession Number

37.2758

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Marl Clay)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels