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Short globular shouldered jar

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Short globular shouldered jar with modeled, rolled rim and flat base: reassembled from sherds and complete. The jar was made on the wheel. The exterior of the vessel was covered in a red slip and possibly burnished. G 1201/1 written on the pot.


From Giza, G 1201/1 . 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, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 16.5 x 11 cm (6 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)


The Ancient World