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Shoulder jar with potmark

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Tall shoulder jar with a potmark. It is made of marl. The base is flat, and the rim is collared and carinated. It is vertically trimmed. It is in excellent condition. The potmark is a vertical line with a slanted "F" shaped mark to the right. One side has a light greenish slip, and the...

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Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave 101: 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.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 38 x 22 cm (14 15/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3010

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels