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Miniature neckless shouldered jar

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Miniature, globular neckless shouldered jar with flat, string-cut base and collared rim: complete. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel, as is common for this class of pottery, and is unslipped. // 13-12-22c.1, 14.1465.2

Provenance

From Giza, G 4520 b, chamber. 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 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 4.1 cm; Base diameter: 3.6 cm; Height: 5.3 cm

Accession Number

14.1658.4

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels