Bag-shaped redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4140 A

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 11 cm (5 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1896

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tall, bag-shaped jar with wide mouth; rolled rim; flat base; redware, slight white encrustation on surface at spots; complete, except for small rim chips; black spot near neck from firing.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4140A. G 14 Pot 7. 1913: 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