Squat shouldered jar with direct rim and round base: complete, though the rim is very weathered. The jar was thrown on the wheel. After the vessel was thrown, the exterior of the bottom half of the jar was scraped and cut into the desired shape, hand finished, and covered in a white slip.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition