Miniature jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4540 A, chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 6.5 cm (4 1/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1927

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular shoulder jar with flat base and plain, highly carinated vertical rim. Brownware. Good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4540 A, chamber. G 14 Pot 13. 1913: 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