Round-bottomed ovoid jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 500

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 14.5 cm (7 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-1A

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of two round bottomed jars, coarse red brown ware, wheel-made, wet-smoothed above, lower third rough, hand formd after removal from wheel

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, 500. 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