Requires Photography

Miniature neckless shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4540 A, chamber

Dimensions

Maximum diameter (at shoulder): approx. 7 cm; Height: 6 cm

Accession Number

13-12-22c.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

1 sherd of a miniature, squat neckless shouldered jar with flat base and collared rim. Approximately 50% of the vessel remains, including a full profile. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel, as is common for this class of pottery. // 13-12-22c.1

Provenance

From Giza, G 4540 A, chamber. 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