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Fragments of spindle jar

Slender shoulder jar with elongated neck; flattened, everted rim; slightly concave base with slightly flaring edges; one vertical handle from shoulder to below rim (now missing). Fine red-brownware with red slip and fine black margin. Forty-six total fragments; incomplete. Rim, handle, and most...

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From Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z/209/1. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: December 7, 1911).

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.


Zawiyet-el-Aryan, Egypt

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The Ancient World