Small ovoid jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2017
Rim diameter: 7.3 cm; Maximum diameter: 12 cm; Height: 19 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Marl Clay)
Not On View
Small ovoid jar with modeled, rolled rim and pointed base: complete. The body was handmade, probably through coiling, while the rim and neck were made on the slow wheel or similar turning device. The surface of the jar is unslipped. A tag with Arabic notes is saved inside the vessel. Reisner’s type A-IIc, // Eg.Inv.8022.
From Giza, G 2017. 1937: 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