Small Collared Jar (Slender shouldered jar)

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4440 A, shaft

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 5.5 cm; Base diameter: 6.0 cm; Height: 17 cm

Accession Number

13.5668

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small (reduced-scale) collared jar with collared rim and flat base: complete. Rim and base are complete, though missing a few sherds from the body. The jar was made entirely on the wheel and is unslipped.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4440 A, shaft. 1913: 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