Miniature cylinder jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 5.7 x 3.5 cm (2 1/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.2175

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body type: cylinder
Profile: straight-sided
Rim type: flaring
Base: flat
Surface: mottled
Condition: complete

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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