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Tall shouldered jar

Tall shouldered jar with modeled, rolled rim and flat base: partially reassembled from sherds. A complete profile is preserved. The jar was made on the wheel. It is red slipped and burnished on the exterior through to the interior of the neck. G/1201/7 written on the neck in black ink. Roughly...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 1201 ? 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

Rim diameter: 8 cm; Base diameter: 3.5 cm; Height: 16.6 cm

Accession Number

47.1961

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels