Tall ovoid jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2413 B
Rim diameter: 5.7 cm; Height: 15.5 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Marl clay)
Not On View
Tall ovoid jar with direct rim, short neck, and round base: complete. The jar’s body was handmade, probably through coiling, and very carefully smoothed. The neck and rim were manufactured on the slow wheel or a similar turning device. Possible cream slip on exterior. Roughly // 12-12-188.
From Giza, G2413B. 1913: 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