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Miniature collared jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4 or 5
2575–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4520 b

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 5.5 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1917

Medium or Technique

Brownware

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Miniature, globular shoulder jar with collared rim and flat base. Brownware, wet smoothed. Perfect condition.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4520 b chamber. G 14 Pot 11. 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