Globular redware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1201

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 14 cm (9 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

47.1960

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: shoulder jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: everted, rolled
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: white smudges on surface
Vessel Condition: base and rim partially missing; restored
Decoration:
Other: “G 1201 / 10” written on vessel

Provenance

From Giza, debris of pit G 1201. 193?: 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