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Miniature neckless shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4140 A pit

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 4.0 cm; Base diameter: 3.8 cm; Height: 5 cm

Accession Number

13.5623

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature, squat neckless shouldered jar with collared rim: complete. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel, as is common for this class of pottery. The jar is unslipped and the exterior weathered. // 13-12-22c.1.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4140 A pit. 1911: 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