Small neckless shouldered jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 7.4 cm; Base diameter: 7.1 cm; Maximum diameter: 12.6 cm; Height: 14.1 cm

Accession Number

37.2678

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small (reduced-size) neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat base: reassembled from sherds, fair portion reconstructed. The entire vessel is wheelmade and bears no trace of a slip. The base of the jar was finished on the wheel. On the whole, resembles depictions of the nmst jar. HH 1263/2 written in black on the bottom of the jar. // 20.1908.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. Exp.Ph. B 8523 3/4 / 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition