One-handled jar

Near Eastern (?)
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5
2575–2323 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Giza, G 2170 A; Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 46 cm (10 5/8 x 18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

33.721

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One-handled jar, redware, foreign, with burnished red/orange wash; flat base, raised cord around base of neck; neck and mouth and upper part of handle lost. Type: ovoid, Profile: shoulder. Broken, repaired and partly restored in 1951.

Provenance

From Giza; G 2170 A, debris of chamber [Excav. date] December, 1932

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition