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Trumpet neck jar

Body type: shoulder Profile: slender Rim type: plain, flaring Base: pointed, chipped Surface Condition: tall flaring neck, half of neck is missing Decoration: none

Provenance

From Giza; the Menkaura Valley Temple, corridor E 21excavated 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 9 cm (10 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1905

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels