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Squat bag jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4620 A

Accession Number

14.1480

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red brown
Vessel type: bag jar
Profile: squat
Rim type: collared
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: black speckle
Vessel Condition: 4 fragments, 60% complete
Decoration: incised line on lower half of body
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4620A. 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