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Coarse black ware, haematite wash; with black painted inscription containing cartouche of King Nefer-ka. In two main parts. Unaccessioned small fragments of vessel stored with it; field number 13-4-231. See also 13-4-231, 13-4-207.

Provenance

From Sheikh el-Farag, S.F.200. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 7–10, 2150–2040 B.C.

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 32.5 cm (12 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3791

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels