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Miniature brownware jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1201

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 9 cm (3 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1963

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: miniature shoulder jar
Profile:
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: white deposits; eroded
Vessel Condition: most of rim mising; nearly complete; upper body divided in horizontal band
Decoration:
Other: “G 1201/16” written on bessel

Provenance

From Giza, G 1201. 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