Miniature jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Roman grave [G 7000] SE LXII, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 4.5 cm (2 9/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28-4-107b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: miniature shoulder jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: plain
Base: flaring, wide, flat
Surface Condition: red wash; some white deposits
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, Roman grave [G 7000] SE LXII, debris. 1928: 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