Fragmentary miniature slender ovoid jar (Barrel-shaped jar)
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft
Rim diameter: 3 cm; Base diameter: approx. 3 cm; Height:
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Miniature slender ovoid jar with modeled rim and flat base; 1 sherd, but full profile preserved. The midsection of the jar is incised with two horizontal lines, forming a band which is then crosshatched, to represent cord decoration. Vessel is wheelmade and unslipped. Form // 13.5653, Reisner type B-LVIII.
From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition