Tall shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1201 ?
Rim diameter: 8 cm; Base diameter: 3.5 cm; Height: 16.6 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
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.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition