Ovoid R ware Jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2381 x

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 11 cm (6 11/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5134

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: jar
Profile: ovoid
Rim type: rolled rim, slightly flaring neck. Chip missing from rim.
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: horizontal turning marks
Vessel Condition: good; complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 2381 x 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