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Miniature neckless shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4540 A, chamber

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 5.1 cm; Base diameter: 4.1 cm; Maximum diameter: 6.8 cm; Height: 6.4 cm

Accession Number

20.1930

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature, globular neckless shouldered jar with flat base and collared rim: complete. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel and finished by hand. // 13-12-22c.1

Provenance

From Giza, G 4540 A, chamber. G 14 Pot 13. 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