Miniature jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4720 A

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 5 cm (3 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1921

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature, tall shoulder jar with elongated neck, wide open mouth, wide flaring base and rolled, vertical rim. Red-brownware, wet smoothed. Incised band about shoulder. Good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4720 A. G 14 Pot 12. 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