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Red clay; haematite wash; slight white incrustation; pointed foot; good condition. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave 347. 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, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Zawyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 24.9 x 20.3 cm (9 13/16 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2981

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels