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Neckless shouldered jar

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Globular neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat base: reconstructed from sherds and largely complete, though missing some portions of the body. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel and the exterior red slipped and burnished. The red slip appears to have been applied off...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 4631B, Chamber. G 14 Pot 4.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 14.5 cm; Base diameter: approx. 9.8 cm; Height: 22 cm

Accession Number

20.1886

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels