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Miniature collared jar (Miniature shouldered jar)

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Miniature collared jar with pronounced high shoulder, collared rim and pointed base: reconstructed from sherds. Rim and base are complete, though missing a few sherds from the body. Like all vessels of this class, the jar was made entirely on the wheel and is unslipped.


From Giza, G 4540 A, chamber. G 14 Pot 13. 1913: 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: 3.7 cm; Base diameter: 4.2 cm; Height: 10.7 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)


The Ancient World