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Globular jar

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S ware; globular, ovoid jar; flat base; rolled rim; bullseye on side in black, green, and red. Slightly worn, rim chip, otherwise good condition.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave 123. 1910-11: 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. (Accession date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2 (?), 2750–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 15.5 cm (8 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2964

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels