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Fragmentary globular shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2120 A, debris of pit itself

Dimensions

Rim diameter: approx. 9 cm; Base diameter: 4.8 cm

Accession Number

33.1027

Medium or Technique

Pottery (fine Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragmentary globular shouldered jar with a modeled rim and flat base: body profile preserved to neck, three additional sherds stored with pot but unattached. The jar is unslipped.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2120 A, debris of pit itself. 1933: 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