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Miniature jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 8 cm (2 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1907

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: course ware
Body type: bag-shaped
Rim type: chopped
Base: flattish
Surface Condition: some surface wearing, and spots which are fire-blackened.
Decoration: none

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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