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Small vase/ R ware jar fragments

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Storage: 21 x 11 x 6 cm, 0.5 lb. (8 1/4 x 4 5/16 x 2 3/8 in., 0.2 kg)

Accession Number

11.2993

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Globular, shoulder jar with flat base and everted rim; coarse surface; Brown ware, very friable; twenty-one pieces and small bag of flakes; once poorly repaired.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition