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Miniature neckless shouldered jar

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Miniature, globular neckless shouldered jar with flat, string-cut base and collared rim: complete. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel, as is common for this class of pottery; red slipped exterior. Generally // in form to 13-12-22c.1, 14.1465.2; exact // 14.1661.2

Provenance

From Giza, G 4520 b, chamber. G 14 Pot 11. 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: 5.9 cm; Base diameter: 5.4 cm; Maximum diameter: 9.0 cm; Height: 8.0 cm

Accession Number

20.1915

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels