Crude miniature jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7789 J, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 7 cm (4 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28-4-80a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Crude miniature shoulder jar; slender profile; pointed base; everted rim. Nile silt; hand molded. Large hole in side, possibly from organic deposit. Rim badly chipped. Surface slightly worn.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7789 J, debris. 1928: 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