Small Collared Jar (Tall shouldered jar)

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4440 A, shaft

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 6.4 cm; Height: 20 cm

Accession Number

13.5667

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: complete. Rim and base are complete, though missing a few sherds from the body. The jar was made entirely on the wheel, though the exterior around the base was hand finished. Unslipped. G4440, Nov 26 written on body in pencil. // 13.5600

Provenance

From Giza, G 4440 A, shaft. 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