Combed ware jar
Object Place: Egypt; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7330
Height x diameter: 44 x 42 cm (17 5/16 x 16 9/16 in.) Overall (Legacy dimensions): 50.1 x 10.6 (diameter of base) x 30.8 (width across handles) cm (19 3/4 x 4 3/16 x 12 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
“Special Ware” oil jar with two vertical stirrup handles, flat base and flattened, everted rim. Light brown to pink ware. Impressed pattern of vertical and horizontal lines from base to top of shoulder; plastic double-winged-shaped mark on one side of body. Broken, mended, and partially restored in plaster.
From Giza, G 7330. Exp.Ph.B 8356 (top?) / C 13432 / C 13433. BG. 437. 1934: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition