Miniature jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4540 A, chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 5 cm (3 9/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1929

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Tall ovoid jar with flat base and rolled, everted rim. Brownware. Two wide, incised bands around shoulder. 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