Slender ovoid jar
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Rim diameter: 8.3 cm; Height: approx. 30.5 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
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Slender shouldered jar with modeled rim, slightly funnel-shaped neck, and pointed base: complete. Roughly “torpedo shaped.” The body of the jar was handmade, possibly through coiling, and the neck and rim were made on the slow wheel or similar turning device. The exterior of the vessel has been white slipped. Plaster remnants splotch the upper half of the exterior. // 14.1722, Reisner type A-IIc.
Findspot Information: From Giza; G 5232 A /5. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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