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Tall shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1201 ?

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 8 cm; Base diameter: 3.5 cm; Height: 16.6 cm

Accession Number

47.1961

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tall shouldered jar with modeled, rolled rim and flat base: partially reassembled from sherds. A complete profile is preserved. The jar was made on the wheel. It is red slipped and burnished on the exterior through to the interior of the neck. G/1201/7 written on the neck in black ink. Roughly // 20.1897.

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