Miniature globular jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4530 A

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 8 cm (3 9/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-75a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: miniature ovoid jar
Profile: globular
Rim type: plain, everted; wide mouth
Base: flat
Surface Condition: wet smoothed
Vessel Condition: rim chipped, nearly complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4530 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition