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Flat-shouldered jar

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Dark red clay; rough surface; pointed bottom and two strap handles; bands of yellow on shoulder and body.

Provenance

From Tell Nabasha (Am). 1886, excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; presented to the MFA at EEF fifth annual general meeting; sent over June 24, 1887. (Accession date: June 24, 1887)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian,

Findspot

Tell Nabasha, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 12 cm (8 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

87.550

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels