Combed-ware jar

Near Eastern, Syrian
Early Bronze Age
about 2625–2500 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4630 A; Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 41 x 29.5 cm (16 1/8 x 11 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1889

Medium or Technique

Pottery (brownware)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Levantine combed-ware storage jar, vertical handles. Two handled. Hard brown ware, white specked. Horizontal scored decoration. In part restored.

Provenance

From Giza; G 4630A Shaft. G 14 Pot 6. 1920: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition