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Squat vessel with false lug handles

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Jar with dummy lug handles. Diorite.

Provenance

From Giza. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, 2960–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11.7 x 12.4 cm (4 5/8 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2741

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels