Jar from a stand
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E
Overall: 18.5 x 16 cm (7 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile silt)
Not On View
Shouldered jar with small hole mouth opening and direct rim, flat base. Red slipped with band of black paint above base. Rectangle incised in lower body above black band and outlined in black. Originally fitted into a large flat pottery base with plaster, remains of plaster adhering.
Condition: mostly complete, previously mended, surface slip worn
Similar to 14-2-110 or 14-2-111. Group of four pots mounted on a single base
There is some object, perhaps some of the stopper, inside the vessel
From Giza, G 4733E. 19: 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