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Miniature bag-shaped jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5031 A

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 7 cm (1 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-10-3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: bag-shaped jar
Profile: squat
Rim type: wide, thick; flat, everted
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: heavily encrusted
Vessel Condition: rim broken and nicked
 Decoration:

Provenance

From Giza, G 5031 A. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition