Combed ware storage jar

Near Eastern, Syrian
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5020 Annex, Pit / Exp.Ph. B 8594 (right) / BG

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 40 x 25 cm (15 3/4 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2729

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Combed ware storage jar with two vertical handles (one now partly missing) flat base and external rim; brown ware with traces of plaster on the surface. Broken, mended, some parts of the body are missing. Vessel plus one fragment that has broken off.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza, G 5020 Annex, Pit / Exp.Ph. B 8594 (right) / BG 437

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition