User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Shoulder jar fragments

Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: shoulder jar Profile: slender Rim type: collared Base: flat Surface Condition: eroded; black speckled

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 1925-6: 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, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

47.1723

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels