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Slender bag-shaped jar

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Cylindrical jar, red brown ware, red wash, straw marked

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. 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,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 9 cm (7 11/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-141

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels