Two-handled oil jar
Near Eastern, Syrian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5
Object Place: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4620 A; Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Overall: 26 x 28 cm (10 1/4 x 11 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ovoid jar with short neck, rolled everted rim, flat base, and two vertical stirrup handles. Hard brownware with orange-yellow polished slip. Irregularly combed horizontally around body. Broken, repaired, and restored in plaster.
From Giza, tomb G 4620 A. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition