Squat shouldered jar with lug handles

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


Dimensions

Height x depth: 12.2 x 16.5 cm (4 13/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.1154

Medium or Technique

Pegmatitic hornblende diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is gray and white speckled. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is broken and mended. It is incomplete.

Provenance

Egypt

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition