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Neckless shouldered jar

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Globular neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat base: complete. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel and the exterior red slipped and burnished. The red slip appears to have been applied off of the wheel with irregular strokes. Similar in form to the miniature...

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Provenance

From Giza, Tomb of Nensedjerkai, G 4631B Chamber. G 14 Pot 4: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Userkaf, 2465–2458 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 13.5 cm; Base diameter: approx. 9.5 cm; Height: approx. 21.3 cm

Accession Number

20.1885

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels