Globular Nile silt jar
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2 (?)
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 118
Overall: 24 x 16 cm (9 7/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
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Nile silt; globular ovoid jar; flat base; rolled, everted rim; red-slipped, slightly coarse ware. Very good condition, one rim chip. Potmark, MR sign (inverted “A”).
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 118/2. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition