Small neckless shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X
Rim diameter: 7.5 cm; Base diameter: 7.5 cm; Maximum diameter: 13 cm; Height: 13.8 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Small (reduced-size) neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat base: reassembled from sherds and heavily reconstructed to make it complete. The entire vessel is wheelmade and bears no trace of a slip. The base of the jar was finished on the wheel. On the whole, resembles depictions of the nmst jar. HH 1276/1 written in black on the bottom of the jar. // 20.1908.
From Giza, G 7000 X. Exp.Ph. B 8523 3/2 / BG. 452. 1934: 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