Brownware bag-shaped jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 25 cm (7 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2654

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular, bag-shaped jar with a flattened, everted rim and rounded base. Brownware with black specks, slightly eroded surface. Heavily restored.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8524 (top left) / BG. 452. 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