Sherds from a jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4440 A, shaft
Rim diameter: 6.5 cm; Base diameter: 2.8 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Wheel made jar of Nile silt, with rolled rim, cylindrical neck, and flat base. The pot is in eight fragments: rim through neck are reassembled and the remainder is stored as sherds. Too little of the vessel has been reassembled to determine body shape. The exterior is red slipped and burnished. // Reisner B-XVIII.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition