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Trumpet neck jar with spout

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Shoulder jar with pronounced trumpet neck; narrow, flat base; applied external rim; long, tubular vertical spout. Nile silt with traces of white on exterior. Perfect condition.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4520 b, chamber. G 14 Pot 13. 1914: 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 4–5, 2575–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 37 x 28 cm (14 9/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

20.1924

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels