Globular jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2 (?)
2750–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 123

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 15.5 cm (8 7/8 x 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2964

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

S ware; globular, ovoid jar; flat base; rolled rim; bullseye on side in black, green, and red. Slightly worn, rim chip, otherwise good condition.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, grave Z 123. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition