Small ovoid jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, early Dynasty 4


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1201/5

Dimensions

Overall: 10.5 x 10 cm (4 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1909

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Models

Small ovoid jar with plain rim, flat base. Red-brownware with pinkish-orange slip. Complete, good condition. Horizontal incised band about shoulder.

Provenance

From Giza, G 1201:15 1913-1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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