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Globular Nile silt jar

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Nile silt; globular ovoid jar; flat base; rolled, everted rim; red-slipped, slightly coarse ware. Very good condition, one rim chip. Potmark, MR sign (inverted "A").

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z/118/2. 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.

Object Place

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 16 cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3011

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels