Beer jar (Slender shouldered jar)
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2330 A
Rim diameter: 9.2 cm; Height: 28 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Beer jar of Nile Silt clay with direct rim, very short neck, and pointed base: complete. Body of the vessel is handmade (probably through coiling) while the rim was turned on a wheel or other turning device. Surface is untreated.
From Giza, G2330A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition