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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: 7.3 cm; Base diameter: 6.9; Height: 13.8 cm

Accession Number

37.2643

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: 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 finished on the wheel. On the whole, resembles depictions of the nmst jar. HH 1260/9 written in black on the bottom of the jar. // 20.1908.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. Exp.Ph. B 8522 / 2/2 / B 8523 / 3/5 / BG. 451. 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