Miniature globular shouldered jar
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Rim diameter: 3.7 cm; Base diameter: 3.4 cm; Maximum diameter: approx. 6.1 cm; Height: 6.7 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
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Miniature globular shouldered jar with modeled, rolled rim and flat, stringcut base: complete. The vessel is wheelmade, with a red slip on the exterior which continues through the interior of the neck. The surface is somewhat eroded.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple,. 19: 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