Slender shouldered jar (Large storage jar)
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1 or 2
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 32/5
Rim diameter: 11.4 cm; Height: 43 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Slender shouldered jar of Nile Silt, quite large, with modeled rim and pointed base: complete. The vessel bears color variations due to uneven firing. One side is flattened and irregular. Exterior well finished but unslipped.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 32/5. 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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition