Old Kingdom, early Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1201:8
Rim diameter: 6.9 cm; Height: 18.5 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Ovoid jar with rolled, modeled rim and pointed base: complete. The body of the jar was handmade, likely through coiling, while the neck and rim were made on the slow wheel or similar turning device. The exterior of the vessel was coated in a red slip, which continues through to the interior of the neck. The body was carefully smoothed with upward, vertical stroke.
From Giza, G 1201:8 (Wep-m-nofret). / G 14 Pot 10. 1913: 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