Miniature jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple 21 (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 5.5 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1936

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim type: plain
Base: pointed
Surface: red burnished
Condition: chipped rim, otherwise complete

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple 21 (?). 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