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Ovoid jar with quatrefoil rim

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Small jar, brown ware, quatrefoil mouth, hand molded base.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, 537. 1923: 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, First Intermediate Period to Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 7 cm (4 5/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-228

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels