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Neckless shouldered jar

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Large shoulder jar with collared rim and flat base. Brownware; white deposits on surface. Heavily restored with plaster.

Provenance

From Giza, 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8763 3/4 / 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.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 10.8 cm; Base diameter: 8.6 cm; Maximum diameter: 18.5 cm; Height: 23.5 cm

Accession Number

37.2706

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels