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Ovoid jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, tomb 231

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 16.5 cm (8 1/4 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-421a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ovoid jar; wheel-turned on top half of body only, lower body is rough. Round base, and rim is angular, everted, and chipped.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, tomb 231. 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