Combed ware jar

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


Object Place: Egypt, Giza, G 4240 A; Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height if complete: 43.5 cm (17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5638

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fragments of a large two handled jar. Red ware with gray interior with white inclusions. Surface covered with a buff slip and decorated with a combed pattern. Fifty-four total fragments.
Syrian import

Provenance

From Giza mastaba G 4240 A. Excavated by the Harvard-MFA Expedition (field no. 13-11-64) November 1913.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition