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Rim from large ovoid storage jar

Sherd from a large ovoid storage jar: 30% of the rolled rim and shoulder only. This portion of the jar was manufactured on the wheel. The surface is unslipped. A pre-fired incised pot mark appears on the shoulder; it roughly resembles the mes hieroglyph. Note found in bag with object: "Sec. 8K2...

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From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.


El-Kab, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Marl Clay)


The Ancient World