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Small shouldered jar

Small shouldered jar with modeled, rolled rim and flat base: in four unassembled sherds. When two of these are joined, these sherds are missing much of the base and some of the bottom of the body, but otherwise the pot is complete. The jar was thrown on the wheel. After the vessel was thrown,...

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From Giza, G 1201/5. 19?: 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: 6.7 cm; Maximum diameter: approx. 10 cm; Height: 13.3 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)


The Ancient World