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Miniature neckless shouldered jar

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Miniature squat neckless jar with collared rim and flat base: complete. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel, as is common for this class of pottery. In addition, the bottom of the base was finished on the wheel. The jar is unslipped and has some white blotches on the exterior. HH...

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From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8763 2/3 / BG. 451. 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, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Rim diameter: 5 cm; Base diameter: 5.4 cm; Maximum diameter: 7.8 cm; Height: 8 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)


The Ancient World