Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4720 A
Rim diameter: 6.5 cm; Base diameter: 4.9 cm; Height: 8.0 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Squat shouldered jar with rolled, flat-topped rim and flat base: reconstructed from sherds and largely complete, though missing half of shoulder and rim. Wheelmade and unslipped.
From Giza, G 4720A. 1914: 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