Small shouldered jar with flat base

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Giza, G 4140 A; Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 8.3 cm; Base diameter: 3.4 cm; Height: 18.2 cm

Accession Number

20.1897

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small shouldered jar with modeled rim, funnel neck, and flat base: reconstructed from sherds and largely complete. Missing portions of the body have been filled in. The jar is entirely wheel made. Its exterior was red slipped and burnished.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza; G 4140A. G 14 Pot 7.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition