Miniature globular jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4530 A

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 7 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1888

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Miniature, globular shoulder jar with wide mouth; rolled, everted rim; and small, flat base (unevenly cut). Vertically trimmed below shoulder. Brownware; wet smoothed. Rim chipped.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4530 A. G 14 Pot 4. 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