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"Special ware" oil jar with two vertical handles and flat base; red ware; partly covered with thin coat of plaster; decorated with incised horizontal lines and impressed diagonal hatchings; foreign cylinder seal impression nearly vertically on shoulder. Repaired and partly restored in 1952. Syrian...

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Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza, G 2370 B / Exp.Ph. C 13649.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Near Eastern, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 52 x 38 cm (20 1/2 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2724

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels