Concave-sided beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Marked G 23 (G 14 Pot 14)

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 10 cm (3 3/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1942

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small jar with concave sides and slightly flaring, flat base; wide, flattened, everted rim. Red-brownware with red slip; surface flaked at rim; some white deposits and chipping along base. Condition otherwise good.

Provenance

From Giza, Marked G 23, G 14 Pot 14. 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