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Base of a globular shouldered jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Base 1 diameter: 6.6 cm; Base 2 diameter: 5.7 cm

Accession Number

14-2-121m

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Flat base and lower body of almost-globular shouldered jar with flat base. The bases are wheelmade, with a red slip on the exterior. // 14-2-121 aa.

Provenance

From Giza, G4733E. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition