Shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1201

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 10.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1971

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red brown
Vessel type: shoulder
Profile: tall
Rim type: angled
Base: fla
Surface Condition: red slip, slightly eroded; large white spot on one side
Vessel Condition: complete, except for small rim chip
Decoration:
Other: two indentations on side; G 1201/2 written on object

Provenance

From Giza, G 1201 . 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