Miniature neckless shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Roman grave [G 7000] SE LXII, debris
Rim diameter: 4 cm; Base diameter: 3.4 cm; Maximum diameter: 5.2 cm; Height: 5.4 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Miniature, squat neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat, string-cut base: complete. Rim is not properly collar-shaped, but rather more of a vestigial bump. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel, as is common for this class of pottery. The jar is unslipped. Generally // 13-12-22c.1, though more crude - as 14.1666.1.
From Giza, Roman grave [G 7000] SE LXII, debris. 1928: 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