Fragmentary slender shouldered jar
Old Kingdom (?)
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2150 A, debris of chamber
Rim diameter: 6.7 cm; Height: 25.4 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Marl Clay)
Not On View
Slender shouldered jar with direct rim, flaring neck, and pointed base: in two pieces (base and rim/shoulder). The body of the vessel was handmade while the shoulder and rim were made on the slow wheel or similar turning device. The body was trimmed into a pointed shape with upward strokes. Six diagonal lines, radiating out from one point, were incised at the shoulder of the vessel after firing.
From Giza, G 2150 A, debris of chamber. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition