Miniature neckless shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4220 A, burial chamber
Rim diameter: 3.3 cm; Base diameter: 3.6 cm; Height: 4.7 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Miniature, globular neckless shouldered jar with flat, string-cut base and collared rim: complete. Rim is not properly collar-shaped, but rather more of a vestigial bump. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel, as is common for this class of pottery, and is unslipped. Generally // 13-12-22c.1, 14.1465.2, though cruder than normal.
From Giza, G 4220 A, burial chamber. 1914: 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