Globular shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 14

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 10.5 cm (5 1/2 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2909

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular shoulder jar; tiny, flat base; rolled rim; constricted neck; smooth, self-slipped. Very good condition, slight rim chips.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 114. 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