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Tall brownware jar

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Tall shoulder jar. Brown ware, red polished. A few decayed spots, white deposits, and surface flaking; otherwise perfect. Rim: collared. Base: flattened-wide

Provenance

From Giza; G 4720A. [Excav. date] March 1914. / G 14 Pot 12

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5, 2575–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.261

Accession Number

20.1918

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels