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Red clay; painted buff; horizontal bands painted on neck inblack and red; pointed foot; rim battered. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave 346. 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 1, 2960–2770 B.C.

Findspot

Zawyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 19.9 x 11.8 cm (7 13/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2912

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels