Combed ware jar

Near Eastern
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2350 (G 5290)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 31 x 22 cm (12 3/16 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1662

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Combed ware ovoid jar with a flat base, narrow neck, flaring everted rim (chipped). Two handles flanked the body, but one is missing. The vessel is in otherwise good condition. Pot mark near neck resembling a bird or a stylized Wedjat eye.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza; G 2350 (G 5290) L ch. / Ex.Ph. B9294
Harvard University - Museum of Fine Arts Expedition. May, 1940. Brought from Harvard Camp in 1947.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition