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Potsherd

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 401

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 14.5 cm (6 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2342

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Heavy red-black ware with Horus name of Narmer; scratched on exterior; lower part missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. Grave Z 401. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition