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Ovoid jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 231

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 12.5 cm (7 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-422a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of eight.
Ware type:
Body type: ovoid
Profile:
Rim type: everted
Base: round
Surface:
Condition: substantial body cracks, hole in base
 Decoration:

Provenance

From Sheikh el-Farag, 231. 1923: 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