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Globular shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1201

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 6.2 cm; Base diameter: approx. 3 cm; Height: 12.3 cm

Accession Number

47.1970

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular shouldered jar with rolled rim and flat base: complete, aside from some small holes in the base. The vessel was handmade to the shoulder; the shoulder and above were manufactured on the wheel. The exterior is coated in a red slip. // Eg.Inv.8221.

Provenance

From Giza, G 1201 . 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