Sherds from an ovoid jar
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4440 A, shaft
Rim diameter: 7 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Probably Nile Silt)
Not On View
Sherds from an ovoid jar with rolled rim, cylindrical neck, and pointed base: not reconstructed. The lower portions of the jar (base-shoulder) were hand made, likely using the coiling technique. The neck and rim were manufactured on the slow wheel or similar turning device. The exterior is red slipped and possibly burnished. Perhaps // 12-10-41.
From Giza, G 4440 A, shaft. 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