Sherds from a neckless shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft
Base diameter: 9 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Neckless shouldered jar: sherds only, not reconstructed or reassembled. A very small portion of the rim remains. The vessel is made of a compact Nile silt clay and was wheelmade. The exterior shows possible traces of a red wash; the interior surface is untreated. // Reisner type A-LVI.
From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in 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