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Miniature jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4240 A

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13.5821.1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brown
Vessel type: shoulder
Profile: globular
Rim type:
Base: flat
Surface Condition: faint traces of white slip
Vessel Condition: rim missing; about 70% complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4240 A. 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