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Globular shouldered jar

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Almost-globular shouldered jar with slightly everted direct rim, short neck, and flat base: complete. The vessel is entirely wheelmade, with a red slip on the exterior, through to the interior of the rim. // 14-2-121 aa.

Provenance

From Giza, G4733A. 1914: 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 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 5.6 cm, Base diameter: 6.5 cm; Height: 11.5 cm

Accession Number

14-2-121ss

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels