User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Neckless shouldered jar

Start collecting

Globular neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat base: reassembled from sherds and heavily reconstructed. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel and the exterior unslipped. The flat base was finished on the wheel. The jar is unslipped. HH 1608/209 written in black ink on...

Show Full Description


From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8763 3/3 / 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: 10.5 cm; Base diameter: 8.5 cm; Maximum diameter: 17 cm; Height: 23.6 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)


The Ancient World