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Combed ware jar

Fragments of a two handled jar. Red ware with gray interior with white inclusions. Surface covered with a buff slip and decorated with a combed pattern. Stirrup handles. Thirty-seven total fragments; repaired. Syrian import

Provenance

From Giza mastaba G 4440 A, shaft. November 26-27, 1913: 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

Near Eastern, Early Bronze Age, about 2625–2500 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.5673

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels