Combed ware oil jar
Near Eastern, Syro-Palestinian (?)
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 5020 Annex
height x width (across handles): 46.7 x 36.1 cm (18 3/8 x 14 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
“Special Ware” oil jar with two vertical stirrup handles, flat base and rolled, everted rim; light red ware, partly covered with thin coat of plaster; incised with horizontal lines; impressed rope pattern around neck; plastic pot mark on shoulder above one handle. Repaired and partly restored in plaster.
From Giza, G 5020 Annex. (Exp.Ph. B 8594 (left)). 1935: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, August, 1935; 1937: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition