Large bag-shaped jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 24 cm (8 11/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2662

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large, globular bag-shaped jar with flattened, everted rim and rounded base. Brownware with traces of white slip and pitted exterior. Heavily restored.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8525 (center, center) / BG. 452. 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