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Ovoid jar

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R ware; globular, ovoid jar; rounded base; rolled, everted rim; pitted, but smoothed surface. Okay condition, rim chipped, battered body. Trace of adhesive on rim.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave 144. 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, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2 (?), 2750–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.5 x 7.5 cm (4 1/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2927

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels