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Miniature globular shouldered jar

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Miniature globular shouldered jar with modeled, rolled rim and flat, stringcut base: complete. The vessel is wheelmade, with a red slip on the exterior which continues through the interior of the neck. The surface is somewhat eroded.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple,. 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 3.7 cm; Base diameter: 3.4 cm; Maximum diameter: approx. 6.1 cm; Height: 6.7 cm

Accession Number

47.1914

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels