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Tiny, squat shoulder jar; round base; wide, rolled rim; long neck; Nile silt, very worn, eroding.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z/401/X. 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 1, 2960–2770 B.C.

Object Place

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 5 cm (1 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2489

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels