Miniature jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2420 S, chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 6 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

36-5-52b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: ovoid jar
Profile: globular; pronounce shoulder
Rim type: elongated collar
Base: elongated, wide, flaring base; flat
Surface Condition:
Vessel Condition: base chipped at two places; rim chipped
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2420 S, chamber. 1936: 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