Fragmentary globular shoulder jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E
Too fragmentary to take dimensions
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
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Sherds from almost-globular shouldered jar with slightly everted direct rim, short neck, and flat base: reconstructed from sherds and missing most of base, half of shoulder, and almost all of neck and rim. The vessel is entirely wheelmade, with a red slip on the exterior, through to what little remains of the interior of the rim. // 14-2-121 aa.
From Giza, G4733E. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition