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Small globular jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2 (?)
2750–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 129

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 7 cm (2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2955

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Nile silt; globular, ovoid jar; flat base; rolled rim; eroded and chipped Nile silt. Poor condition. Rim has possible glue residue.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 129/3. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition