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Combed ware jar

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


Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4440 A, shaft

Accession Number

13.5673

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragments of a two handled jar. Red ware with gray interior with white inclusions. Surface covered with a buff slip and decorated with a combed pattern. Stirrup handles. Thirty-seven total fragments; repaired.
Syrian import

Provenance

From Giza mastaba G 4440 A, shaft. November 26-27, 1913: 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