Wine jar with stopper

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 5232 A #1

Dimensions

Height: 33.6 cm (13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1933

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shoulder jar; pointed base; red-brown ware, yellow-brown slip; flat-topped plaster sealing cracked but intact.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 5232 A/1. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, November 1914; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition