Ovoid jar with quatrefoil rim and incised decoration

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 534

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 14 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-107

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar, flat base, red brown ware, roughly quatrefoil mouth, band of incised decorative markings

Provenance

From Sheikh 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