Small neckless shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X
Rim diameter: 8.8 cm; Base diameter: 7.8 cm; Maximum diameter: 12.2 cm; Height: 12.3 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Small (reduced-size) neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat base: reconstructed from sherds and largely complete, though some holes in the body have been filled in. The entire vessel is wheelmade and bears no trace of a slip. The base of the jar was trimmed on the wheel. On the whole, resembles depictions of the nmst jar. // 20.1908.
From Giza, G 7000 X. Exp.Ph. B 8523 (2nd row center) / BG, 452. 1934: 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