Squat shouldered jar

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


Dimensions

Height x depth: 6.9 x 13.4 cm (2 11/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1544

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is gray with dark discolorations on the shoulder. The base is rounded, and the rim is inverted. There is no ring at the top. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

Egypt

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition