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Combed-ware jar

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Levantine combed-ware storage jar, vertical handles. Two handled. Hard brown ware, white specked. Horizontal scored decoration. In part restored.

Provenance

From Giza; G 4630A Shaft. G 14 Pot 6. 1920: 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

Near Eastern, Syrian, Early Bronze Age, about 2625–2500 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 41 x 29.5 cm (16 1/8 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1889

Medium or Technique

Pottery (brownware)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels