Miniature globular jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4630 A chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 8 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1895

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature, globular shoulder jar with wide mouth; rolled, everted rim; and small, flat base. Vertically trimmed below shoulder. Red-brownware; exterior black speckled; surface worn. Rim chipped.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4630 A chamber. G 14 Pot 6. 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