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Globular shouldered jar

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The stone is gray and black. The base is flat, and the rim is inverted. The mouth is wide. The surface is scratched. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3, 2649–2575 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12 x 14.6 cm (4 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2312

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels