Sherds from a globular shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4630
Rim diameter: approx. 6 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Sherds from an almost-globular shouldered jar with rolled rim and pointed base: only a half of the profile has been reconstructed. The entire vessel is wheelmade; it is red slipped and burnished on the exterior, continuing through the interior of the rim.
From Giza, G4630. 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