Jar stand

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 8.5 cm (3 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2737

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tubular jar stand with each rim collared. Dark brownware; heavily discolored; some white deposits. Complete, except for slight rim chipping. “PIT NO 10” written on interior.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8841 (2nd row, right, center). 1934: 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