Neckless shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 10.8 cm; Base diameter: 8.6 cm; Maximum diameter: 18.5 cm; Height: 23.5 cm

Accession Number

37.2706

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large shoulder jar with collared rim and flat base. Brownware; white deposits on surface. Heavily restored with plaster.

Provenance

From Giza, 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8763 3/4 / BG. 451. 19?: 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