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Fragmentary Miniature neckless shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 4.4 cm

Accession Number

13.5602

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature, globular neckless shouldered jar with collared rim: only rim and shoulder are preserved. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel, as is common for this class of pottery. The jar is unslipped. // 13-12-22c.1.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 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