Miniature neckless shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4720 A

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 4.1 cm; Base diameter: 3.4 cm; Height: 6.4 cm

Accession Number

14.1465.1

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Miniature, globular neckless shouldered jar with flat, stringcut base and collared rim: complete. The entire vessel was manufactured using the wheel, as is common for this class of pottery. // 13-12-22c.1.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4720 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