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Imported long necked flask with pinched spout and handle

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Imported long necked flask with a pinched spout and a handle. It has a trefoil spout. The base is flat. There are horizontal striations around the shoulder.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 1233 A. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt, Dec. 4, 1913.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Near Eastern, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 30 x 22.5 cm (11 13/16 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1904

Medium or Technique

Ceramic

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels