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Sherds from a shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4440 A, shaft

Dimensions

Base diameter: approx. 7.3 cm

Accession Number

13.5680

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

4 sherds from a shouldered jar with a flat base: 3 from the body and 1 from the base. Wheel made, with a red slipped and burnished exterior. Base approx. 45% complete. There are no joins between the sherds.

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