Small neckless shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1201

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 7 cm; Base diameter: 6.9 cm; Maximum diameter: 10.7 cm; Height: 12.2 cm

Accession Number

47.1968

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: complete. The entire vessel is wheelmade and bears no trace of a slip. The bottom half of the jar was cut into shape after being thrown on the wheel. Resembles depictions of the nmst jar. // 20.1908.

Provenance

From Giza, G 1201 . 19?: 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