Beer jar (Slender shouldered jar)
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris E of mastaba G 7525
Rim diameter: 10.6 cm; Height: 44 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Slender shouldered jar with pointed base, short neck, and direct rim: complete. Shoulder very high and quite pronounced. The jar was coil made to the neck; the shoulder and rim of the jar were turned, either on a slow wheel or a similar turning device. The vessel was carefully smoothed on the exterior with upward strokes and was not slipped.
From Giza, debris E of mastaba G 7525. 1928: 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