Body sherds from an inscribed jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2379 A

Dimensions

Too fragmentary to take any dimensions

Accession Number

35-7-22

Medium or Technique

Pottery (probably Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ten body sherds from a jar: no sherds from the rim or base are preserved. The sherds are fairly eroded. One sherd bears a hieratic inscription in black ink, written in vertical lines.

Provenance

From Giza, G2379A. 1935: 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