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Combed ware jar

Fragments of a large two handled jar. Red ware with gray interior with white inclusions. Tall shoulder jar with slightly flared, rolled rim and wide, flat base. Surface covered with a buff slip and decorated with a horizontally combed pattern. Two stirrup handles. Thirty-two total fragments,...

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Provenance

From Giza mastaba G 4440 A. Excavated by the Harvard-MFA Expedition (field no. 13-11-106) November 26-27, 1913.

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

Dimensions

Height x diameter (complete): 42.6 x 25 cm (16 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5671

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels