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Miniature jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4240 A

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 6 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5821.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: pink
Vessel type: shoulder jar
Profile: wide mouth; prominent, flaring base
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: white slip, somewhat worn
Vessel Condition: about 60% complete, part of foot missing, rim chipped
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