Miniature jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4220 a, burial chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 4 cm (2 15/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1667.1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: miniature shoulder jar
Profile: tall
Rim type: vertical collar
Base: very wide, flat
Surface Condition: pink slip
Vessel Condition: good, slight nicking at edges of vessel
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4220 a, burial chamber. 1914: 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