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Miniature bag-shaped jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2180 A

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 8.5 cm (2 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.1043

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brown
Vessel type: bag-shaped
Profile: globular
Rim type: flattened, everted
Base: round
Surface Condition: faint white slip
Vessel Condition: several rim chips missing, otherwise good condition
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2180A. 1933: 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