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Small neckless shouldered jar

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Small (reduced-size) neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat base: complete. The entire vessel is wheelmade and bears no trace of a slip. The base of the jar was finished on the wheel. There are some white splotches on the exterior of the body. On the whole, resembles depictions of...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. Exp.Ph. B 8763 / 2/7 / BG. 451. 1934: 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: 6.7 cm; Base diameter: 7 cm; Maximum diameter: approx. 11 cm; Height: 10.2 cm

Accession Number

37.2646

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels