Squat jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 15 cm (6 1/2 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1900

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular shoulder jar, rolled rim, rounded base. Red-brown ware, white slip, scratched surface. Hole in side, base. Scratched potmark on shoulder in shape of “A”.

Provenance

From Giza; G 4340A debris in shaft. G 14 Pot 9. 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