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Sherds from a shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4140 A

Dimensions

Too fragmentary to take any dimensions

Accession Number

13.5630

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body sherds from a shouldered jar: unassembled. The exterior was red slipped and burnished; the interior was untreated. No base preserved; small bit of rim roughly parallel 13.5612 (jar with no neck and collar rim). Wheelmade.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4140 A. 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