Quatrifoil jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, tomb 231

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 17 cm (7 5/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-393

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body type: Bag- shaped
Rim type: quatrifoil
Base: flat
Surface Condition:
Decoration: incised on upper body with wavy lines between two horizontal registers.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, tomb 231. 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