Large ovoid jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2120 A, debris of pit
Rim diameter approx. 15 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile clay)
Not On View
Large ovoid jar with folded and modeled rim and pointed base. Covered with a thin and smeared light colored wash or slip. Interior amd exterior both well smoothed; lower body shows traces of being scraped down/trimmed while being turned.
Previously mended, now 1 rim fragment + 11 body sherd + one sherd from another vessel
From Giza, G 2120 A, debris of pit. 1933: 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