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Round-bottomed ovoid jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 254B

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 14 cm (7 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-1B

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of two round-based jars, coarse red-brown ware, wheel-made, wet-smoothed above, lower third roughly hand-formed

Provenance

From Sheikh el-Farag, 254B. 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