Small Collared Jar (Slender shouldered jar)

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 3.4 cm; Height: 13.5 cm

Accession Number

13.5600

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small (reduced-scale) collared jar with collared rim and pointed base: reconstructed from sherds. Rim and base are complete, though missing a few sherds from the body. The jar was made entirely on the wheel and is unslipped.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 1913: 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