Trumpet neck jar with spout

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5
2575–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4520 b, chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 37 x 28 cm (14 9/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

20.1924

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shoulder jar with pronounced trumpet neck; narrow, flat base; applied external rim; long, tubular vertical spout. Nile silt with traces of white on exterior. Perfect condition.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4520 b, chamber. G 14 Pot 13. 1914: 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