Ovoid jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Overall: 33 x 17 cm (13 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1879

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body type: ovoid
Profile: tall
Rim type: plain
Base: pointed
Surface: gray
Condition: restored, complete

Provenance

From Giza, G4733E. 1914: 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