Jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 7000 X

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 22.9 x 19.2 cm (9 x 7 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2696

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt clay)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Neckless shoulder jar, light brown ware. Broken, mended and repaired in plaster.
Dynasty 4, Hetepheres I

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7000 X. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1937: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
(Accession Date: August 1, 1937)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition