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Pottery squat shoulder jar (ewer) with short neck, rolled and modeled rim (pinched rim spout), and flat base; wheel made, lower exterior scraped and hand finished, red slip on exterior of body and interior of neck; complete.


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT)
  • Material
    Pottery (Nile Silt)
  • Dimensions
    Rim diameter: 8.6 cm; Base diameter: 6.2 cm; Maximum diameter: 17.2 cm; Height: 15.7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
  • Remarks
    Object not registered (no registration records for 1910).

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