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Squat shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4720 A

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 6.5 cm; Base diameter: 4.9 cm; Height: 8.0 cm

Accession Number

14.1462

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Squat shouldered jar with rolled, flat-topped rim and flat base: reconstructed from sherds and largely complete, though missing half of shoulder and rim. Wheelmade and unslipped.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4720A. 1914: 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