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Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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. Findspot Information: From Zawyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 19.1 x 16.1 cm (7 1/2 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2968

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels