Large globular jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, S of mastaba G 2370

Dimensions

Overall: 28.5 x 25 cm (11 1/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

33.1105

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: larve, ovoid jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: slightly rolled
Base: slightly pointed
Surface Condition: white wash; discolored at blackened at spots
Vessel Condition: complete
Decoration:
Other: extremely wide mouth on vessel, nearly a very short beaker

Provenance

From Giza, S of mastaba G 2370. 1933: 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