Shouldered jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 346/1

Dimensions

Overall: 19.9 x 11.8 cm (7 13/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2912

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red clay; painted buff; horizontal bands painted on neck inblack and red; pointed foot; rim battered.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 346. 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