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Shouldered jar with trumpet neck

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Shouldered jar with modeled rim, trumpet neck, and pointed base whose tip has been flattened: reconstructed from sherds, complete. The body of the jar was handmade, possibly through coiling, while the neck and rim were made on the slow wheel or similar turning device. Repaired and partially...

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From Giza, G4530A. 1915: 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, 2649–2100 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Rim diameter: 12.5 cm; Base diameter: 2.7 cm; Height: 29.5 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)


The Ancient World