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Pottery shoulder jar with rolled rim and pointed base; polished red ware, vertically trimmed; somewhat eroded surface, complete.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_20.1906
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 1201 A
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 18.5 x 12 cm (7 5/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, early Dynasty 4
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1913-1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 1201

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 387-388, fig. 218(8).

Photos 1