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Small shouldered jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G

Dimensions

Base diameter: 3.2 cm; Maximum diameter: 12.5

Accession Number

47.1964

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small shouldered jar with flat base: reassembled from sherds and missing neck and rim. The jar was made on the wheel. Its exterior is coated in a red slip, which was possibly burnished.

Provenance

From Giza, G . 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