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Ovoid jar with incised decoration

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 534

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 9.5 cm (3 15/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-111

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small jar, red-brown ware, incised lines below rim, hand-molded base, rim broken

Provenance

From Sheikh el-Farag, 534. 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