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Rim and upper body from a large jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7330 A pit debris

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 8.7 cm

Accession Number

34-6-17h.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Portion of a large jar with rolled rim: rim and upper portion of body reconstructed from sherds, missing lower half to three-quarters of the vessel. This portion of the pot was thrown on the slow wheel or made on a similar turning device. The exterior is coated in a red slip.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7330 A pit debris. 1934: 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