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Red clay; painted dark red and light buff on outside; traces on neck of decorations painted in black; rim nicked; fair condition. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

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, Z/60/X.

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: 14.1 x 9.9 cm (5 9/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2954

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels