Handled jar

Near Eastern
2649–2100 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1233

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 39 x 33 cm (15 3/8 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

20.1905

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large, globular ovoid jar with long neck, narrow mouth, rolled everted rim, one vertical stirrup handle, and small, flat base. Red-brown ware, brownish-yellow slip. Raised rope pattern below neck. Rim battered, several holes in body, otherwise complete.
Syrian import

Provenance

From Giza, G 1233 (Ankh-haf). / G 14 Pot 10. 1913-14: 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