Miniature hes jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

47.1921

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shape:
Profile:
Rim type: everted
Base: small, flat
Surface: red burnished
Condition: complete except for a small chip in the rim

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, . 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