Ovoid jar with stopper intact

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2006 A

Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 17 cm (12 5/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

36-3-62

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: possible pink slip
Vessel type: ovoid
Profile:
Rim type: plain
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: plaster encrusted
Vessel Condition: good
Decoration:
Other: uneven shape; stopper and contents intact

Provenance

From Giza, G2006A. 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