Quatrifoil jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, tomb 231

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 12 cm (6 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-11-391

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rim type: quatrifoil, broken
Base: flat
Surface Condition: red burnished
Decoration: two registers of wavy incised patterns

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