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Small vase/ R ware jar fragments

Globular, shoulder jar with flat base and everted rim; coarse surface; Brown ware, very friable; twenty-one pieces and small bag of flakes; once poorly repaired. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2, 2750–2649 B.C.

Accession Number

11.2993

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels