Small neckless shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X
Rim diameter: 8.3 cm; Base diameter: 7.5 cm; Maximum diameter: 12.2 cm; Height: 12 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 with a fair amount of reconstruction. The entire vessel is wheelmade and bears no trace of a slip. The exterior has traces of mud, especially towards the bottom. The base of the jar was finished on the wheel. On the whole, resembles depictions of the nmst jar. HH 1204 written in black on the bottom of the jar. // 20.1908.
From Giza, G 7000 X. Exp.Ph. B 8522 / 1/5 / BG. 451. 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