Jar with vertical spout

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4530 A

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 12 cm (6 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.2004

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Trumpet necked globular jar with a long, vertical tubular spout; flat base; plain rim. Red-brownware; black speckled; scratched surface. Complete; repaired and restored with plaster (in 1936). Some erosion, white deposits on base.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4530 A. 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