Miniature jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 4 cm (3 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

28-4-107c.1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: miniature shoulder jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: elongated neck with applied, plain rim
Base: flaring, wide, flat
Surface Condition: light wash
Vessel Condition: rim nicked
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