Globular shouldered jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 5.6 cm; Base diameter: 5.6 cm; Height: 12.1 cm

Accession Number

20.2023

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Almost-globular shoulder jar with slightly everted direct rim, short neck, and flat base: complete. The vessel is entirely wheelmade, with a burnished red slip on the exterior, extending into interior of the rim. // 14-2-121 aa, Reisner type B-XIX.

Provenance

From Giza, G4733E. 1914: 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