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Small neckless shouldered jar

Old Kingdom, early Dynasty 4

Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1201:11


Rim diameter: 7 cm; Base diameter: 7 cm; Maximum diameter: 10.5 cm; Height: 13.2 cm

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View


Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World



Small (reduced-size) neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat base: complete. The entire vessel is wheelmade and bears no trace of a slip. The bottom half of the jar was cut into shape after being thrown on the wheel. Resembles depictions of the nmst jar. // Eg.Inv.8220.


From Giza, G 1201:11 (Wep-m-nofret). / G 14 Pot 10. [Exped. date] 1913-1914. 19?: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition