Neckless shouldered jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 7000 X

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.8 x 6.6 cm (2 11/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2668

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt clay)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Neckless shoulder jar with plastic collar; light brown ware; base slightly convex.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7000 X. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1937: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
(Accession Date: August 1, 1937)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition