Pot stand with jars and lids

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 48.7 cm (7 1/2 x 19 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1876a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Pot stand broken in half, with 2 shoulder jars. One shoulder jar is intact, the other is broken in half with the base still in the pot stand. A third pot is now missing. There are also 11 small fragments of one of the jars. One jar has a plaster filled mouth.The field number for 20.1876a is 14-2-109

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