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Small shouldered jar

Small shouldered jar with flat base: reassembled from sherds and missing neck and rim. The jar was made on the wheel. Its exterior is coated in a red slip, which was possibly burnished.

Provenance

From Giza, G . 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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Base diameter: 3.2 cm; Maximum diameter: 12.5

Accession Number

47.1964

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels