Globular jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 255 stairway

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 13 cm (3 9/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-388

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular, wide-mouthed jar, red brown ware, wheel made, incised decoration on shoulder

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. 1923: 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