Miniature shoulder jar
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynast
Findspot: Egypt, Dendara
Rim diameter: 5.9 cm; Base diameter: 3.8 cm; Height: 10 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Miniature shouldered jar with flat base and re-curved rim: complete. The exterior surface is covered with a black slip. Like all vessels which fall into the category of Old Kingdom miniature vessels, this jar was completely manufactured on the wheel.
From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription