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Sherds from a jar

Jar with slightly everted direct rim and round base: thirty-five sherds total, not reassembled (though glue marks along the edges of sherds suggests the pot was once reconstructed). The round base is preserved complete. Otherwise, the vessel is too fragmentary to determine body shape. The jar is...

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From Zawiyet el-Aryan. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1550–1000 B.C.

Object Place

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)


The Ancient World