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Large combed ware jar

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Combed ware shoulder jar. Flat base, plain, everted rim, narrow neck. White surface deposits. Two handles flank the body. Scored criss-cross decoration on surface. Chip at rim, hole in body, otherwise in good condition. Light colored fabric. Packing straw removed when cleaned on 2/2/04.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 1031 A (G 14 Pot 10). 1913-1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Near Eastern, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 38 x 27 cm (14 15/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1903

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels