Small Collared Jar (Tall shouldered jar)

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street E of pit G 4440 A

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 3.7 cm; Base diameter: 4.4 cm; Height: 12 cm

Accession Number

13.5687

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small (reduced-scale) collared jar with collared rim and flat base: complete. The jar was made entirely on the wheel and is unslipped.

Provenance

From Giza, street E of pit G 4440 A. 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