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Globular shouldered jar

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The stone is fine-grained, wavy-lined, and white veined. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is in good condition and complete, except for a nick in the rim.


From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave 316. 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, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.


Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt


Height x diameter: 7.4 x 6.9 cm (2 15/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World