Slender shouldered jar
Late Old Kingdom - First Intermediate Period
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Maximum diameter: 8.2 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Body of slender shouldered jar: base and rim/neck broken off. The base would have presumably been pointed. The body of the vessel was handmade, probably through coiling. The exterior is covered in a white slip.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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