Shouldered jar with pointed base
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4140 A
No measurements could be taken - sherd undiagnostic
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
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Medium-sized shouldered jar with pointed base. Red-slipped and polished on exterior. Surface treatment worn off over much of vessel. Rim missing. 5 sherds including base. The body of the jar is handmade, probably through coiling, while the shoulder and above was made on the slow wheel or similar turning device.
From Giza, G 4140 A. 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