Model ovoid jar
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Tomb (no number recorded)
Height x diameter: 4.6 x 2.8 cm (1 13/16 x 1 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Model jar made of dark granite. The base is rounded/pointed, and the rim is rolled and everted. There are traces of light paint. It is discolored. The surface is rough. There is a chip broken off the rim. Otherwise, it is complete.
From Abydos, tomb (no number given). 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription