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Round-bottomed ovoid jar

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 500

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 14.5 cm (6 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Jar, similar to 23-10-1, but softer brown ware, rim broken

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag. 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