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Miniature jar

Ware type: pink Vessel type: shoulder jar Profile: wide mouth; prominent, flaring base Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: white slip, somewhat worn Vessel Condition: about 60% complete, part of foot missing, rim chipped Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4240 A. 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

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 6 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5821.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels