Redware slender shoulder jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
2750–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 101/5

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 25 x 13.5 cm (9 13/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2904

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware slender shoulder jar. It has a haematite wash. The rim is carinated, and the base is flat. It is well modeled and hand made. It is incrusted with white. It is in good condition.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 101. 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: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition