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2 sherds from a miniature jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4240 A

Dimensions

Too fragmentary to take any dimensions

Accession Number

13.5655

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two sherds from a miniature jar: shoulder only, no rim or base preserved. The vessel was manufactured using the wheel, as is common for this class of pottery. The jar is unslipped.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4240 A. 1913: 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