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Sherds from a jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4220 A

Dimensions

Too fragmentary to take dimensions

Accession Number

14.1664

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Two body sherds from a jar: not reconstructed, no rim or base preserved. The jar was wheelmade and its exterior covered with a white slip.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4220 A. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition