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Red clay; painted black on outside white incrustration on outside and inside; handle broken off and missing; rim battered. From Zawyet-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 Zawyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Zawyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 5 cm (2 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2971

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels