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Neckless shouldered jar

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Almost-globular neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat base: reassembled from sherds and a fair bit reconstructed. 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...

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Provenance

Giza, tomb G 5080 C, debris of pit. January, 1933: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1937: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 24 cm (9 13/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2713

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels