Short globular shouldered jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1201/1

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 11 cm (6 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1966

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Short globular shouldered jar with modeled, rolled rim and flat base: reassembled from sherds and complete. The jar was made on the wheel. The exterior of the vessel was covered in a red slip and possibly burnished. G 1201/1 written on the pot.

Provenance

From Giza, G 1201/1 . 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