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Squat shouldered jar

Squat shouldered jar with rolled, flat-topped rim and flat base: reconstructed from sherds and largely complete, though missing half of shoulder and rim. Wheelmade and unslipped.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4720A. 1914: 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

Rim diameter: 6.5 cm; Base diameter: 4.9 cm; Height: 8.0 cm

Accession Number

14.1462

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels