Ovoid jar with quatrefoil rim and incised decoration

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 529

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 14 cm (6 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-157A

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of four jars, red brown ware, quatrefoil, type 23-10-16

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, 529. 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