Globular shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E
Rim diameter: 5.3 cm; Base diameter: 6 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Almost-globular shouldered jar with slightly everted direct rim, short neck, and flat base: complete. The vessel is entirely wheelmade, with a red slip on the exterior, through to the interior of the rim. The jar was unevenly fired, leaving a brown patch on one side where the pot came into contact with another vessel in the kiln. // 14-2-121 aa.
From Giza, G4733E. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition