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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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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.


Giza, Egypt


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)


The Ancient World