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Sherd from a large jar (Storage jar)

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4440 A, shaft

Dimensions

Rim diameter: approx. 10 cm

Accession Number

13.5682

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Marl clay)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Sherd from a large jar: 50% of rim and 100% of neck preserved, but no portion of the body remains. The rim and neck are unslipped. This portion of the vessel was wheelmade; a few lines from inside the neck suggest the body was handmade.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4440 A, shaft. 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