Small neckless shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
Findspot: Egypt, G 7000 X
Rim diameter: 8.9 cm; Base diameter: 7.6 cm; Height: 13.3 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Small (reduced-size) neckless shouldered jar with collared rim and flat base: complete, though small portion of the rim is broken. The entire vessel is wheelmade and bears no trace of a slip. The base of the jar was finished on the wheel. There is some post-depositional encrustation on the body. On the whole, resembles depictions of the nmst jar. HH 1232 written in black on the bottom of the jar. // 20.1908.
From Giza, G 7000 X. Exp.Ph. B 8522 / 2/5 / 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